The Bridolle Tower, French Heritage monument to Vitre

Remnant of the old fortifications of the town, built between 1220 and 1240. It then one of the gates (gate at the top), destroyed in 1835. It is a circular tower, Ashlar slate, cut mid height by a band comprising, in its upper part, Ravens of machicolations. Inside, it is divided into several floors, the last being vaulted stone.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

The Bridolle Tower

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

The Bridolle Tower, Remnant of the old fortifications of the town, built between 1220 and 1240. It then one of the gates (gate at the top), destroyed in 1835. It is a circular (...) The Bridolle Tower, French Heritage monument to Vitre vitre, ille et vilaine

Location and general information

  • identifier : 166924
  • item : Tour de la Bridolle
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Ille-et-Vilaine
    • Vitré
  • Address : place de la République
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 35360
  • Zip code of the municipality : 35500
  • Order in the communal list : 79
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • strong
    • fortified building
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 13th century
  • Date of protection : 1926/02/13 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/08/24

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • We do not have this information.
  • 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 :
    • any information about this construction.
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • No information about decoration.
  • 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) :
    • This element of the building is the subject of protection : turn
  • 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

  • Other :
    • other Information : property of a private person 1992
  • Details : Tour de la Bridolle : inscription par arrêté du 13 février 1926
  • Mérimée reference : PA00090905

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