Castle, French Heritage monument to Orschwihr

Logis built around 1230, 1250
* top floor of the House, exterior wall with towers gunboats and building wing, dated 1580, 16th century
* partial reconstruction after fire in 1722
* burned in 1934
* General marks

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Castle

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Castle, Logis built around 1230, 1250; top floor of the House, exterior wall with towers gunboats and building wing, dated 1580, 16th century; partial reconstruction (...) Castle, French Heritage monument to Orschwihr orschwihr, haut rhin

Location and general information

  • identifier : 157108
  • item : Château fort, Château
  • Location of the building :
    • Alsace
    • Haut-Rhin
    • Orschwihr
  • Address : place de l'Eglise
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 68250
  • Zip code of the municipality : 68500
  • Order in the communal list : 7
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 3 names :
    • castle
    • strong
    • castle
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : remains

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 5 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 13th century
    • 2nd quarter 13th century
    • 16th century
    • 18th century
    • 1st quarter 18th century
  • Year : 1580
  • Investigation : 1965
  • Date taken into account : 1989/10/18

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • sandstone
    • coating
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 2 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is mechanical tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors : 2 type of floors in this manual :
    • basement
    • 1 floor square
  • Stairs : 3 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • spiral staircase
    • stairs in work-
    • staircase off-work
  • Decoration of the building : 2 forms of decoration are present
    • sculpture
    • painting
  • Representation :
    • the only ornament listed is 'arms'
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

Monument and history of the place

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas : 5 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • court
    • common
    • enclosure
    • bridge
    • ditch
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other : 3 various other information are available
    • formerly municipality
    • change of the name of the municipality after inventory
    • orschwir weapons family truchess of rheinfelden private property
  • Mérimée reference : IA00054886

The complete official record is available at Région Alsace - Service de l'Inventaire du Patrimoine culturelPalais du Rhin - 2 Place de la République 67000 Strasbourg - 03.88.15.38.31


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