Chapel of the Oelberg, French Heritage monument to Rouffach


The vault high in extreme cases of the commune with Westhalten, beside a Mount of Olives. Vault has a vessel, with a semicircular apse. Windows in gothic arch with rubble fillings. To former rise, relates has oven walls carve pilasters, gothic arch above a different source. Pediment carves of a relief representing the Trinity (end of the 17th century?). In the pinion head of putto with the tears with the eyes.


Vault built in 1844 for a Mr Ribstein beside the Mount of Olives. It has uses elements of various times for the door and the windows, just as for the tympanum surmounting the door they could date from 17th or the beginning of the 18th century. The vault was restauree in 1966 and there was then a statue of the Virgin who is not there more.

Source: Ministry for the culture.

Chapel of the Oelberg
Crédit photo : (Chapel of the Oelberg, rouffach)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Chapel of the Oelberg, The chapel stands at the boundary of the commune with Westhalten, beside a mount of olives. A vessel with a semicircular apse Chapel. Arch with tracery Windows. (...) Chapel of the Oelberg, French Heritage monument to Rouffach rouffach, haut rhin

Location and general information

  • identifier : 157041
  • item : chapelle de l'Oelberg
  • Location of the building :
    • Alsace
    • Haut-Rhin
    • Rouffach
  • Place name : Oelberg
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 68287
  • Zip code of the municipality : 68250
  • Order in the communal list : 33
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : chapel
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : restored

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • We have no information on the time of construction of this monument.
  • Year : 1844
  • Investigation : 1996
  • Date taken into account : 1998/09/23

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 2 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • coating
    • masonry
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • The decor consists of 'sculpture'
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • 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 :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other :
    • No additional information available in our database.
  • Author of the survey MH : Scheurer Marie-Philippe
  • Mérimée reference : IA68004578

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 -

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