City clock tower door, French Heritage monument to Sierck les bains

City gate 13th or 14th century, part of the first walled enclosure, transformed into prison
* repercée in the 16th century
* then in the 19th century
* restored and transformed into a Museum in the 20th century

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

City clock tower door
Crédit photo : (City clock tower door, sierck les bains)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

City clock tower door, City gate 13th or 14th century, part of the first walled enclosure, transformed into prison; repercée in the 16th century; then in the 19th century; restored (...) City clock tower door, French Heritage monument to Sierck les bains sierck les bains, moselle

Location and general information

  • identifier : 94815
  • item : Porte de Ville dite Tour de l' Horloge
  • Location of the building :
    • Lorraine
    • Moselle
    • Sierck-les-Bains
  • Address : place Morbach
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 57650
  • Zip code of the municipality : 57480
  • Order in the communal list : 43
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 4 names :
    • door
    • city ??gate
    • city
    • port
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 5 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 13th century
    • 14th century
    • 16th century
    • 19th century
    • 20th century
  • Investigation : 1986
  • Date taken into account : 1987 AVANT

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 6 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • coating
    • ashlar
    • stone
    • sandstone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 3 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'barrel vault'
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 3-storey square
  • 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) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • This building has been assigned the following use : museum


  • Other :
    • other Information : property of the municipality © lorraine region
  • Mérimée reference : IA00037537

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional de Lorraine - service régional de l'inventaire généralHôtel Ferraris - 29, rue du Haut Bourgeois 54000 Nancy -

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Description of this building by j5780 :

la Tour de l'Horloge en 2006

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