Tour of the prisoners, French Heritage monument to Vitre

The city was surrounded by walls between 1220 and 1240. The Tower of the prisoners was part of this House.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Tour of the prisoners

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Tour of the prisoners, The city was surrounded by walls between 1220 and 1240. The Tower of the prisoners was part of this House. (...) Tour of the prisoners, French Heritage monument to Vitre vitre, ille et vilaine

Location and general information

  • identifier : 166929
  • item : Tour des Prisonniers
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Ille-et-Vilaine
    • Vitré
  • Address : 9 place du Marchix
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 35360
  • Zip code of the municipality : 35500
  • Order in the communal list : 34
  • 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 : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 13th century
    • 15th century
  • Date of protection : 1972/02/11 : 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 des Prisonniers (cad. AB 66) : inscription par arrêté du 11 février 1972
  • Mérimée reference : PA00090906

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