Castle Saint-Vincent, Castle, French Heritage monument to Olliergues

Vault in the low room on the ground floor of the Dungeon
* 1876 2-storey square building
* stairs right outside distribution giving access to the ground floor of the fort reported to the 12th century castle keep
* first speaker 13th century located down Castle and delimiting a vast backyard ponds and the castle chapel dedicated to Saint Vincent. the backyard became the first nucleus of the village urbanization since remain in its former area numerous houses from the 15th and 16th centuries
* Castle burned in 1332
* reconstruction of the donjon between 1470 and 1476
* ponds drained in the 17th century
* Castle become only in the 15th century, inhabited in the 17th and 18th centuries, became mayor in 1789
* in 1835 remain that the Dungeon and staircase Tower, the Dungeon is so home school
* in 1857 reported as falling into ruins
* in 1876 construction of the large building to the East of the stairs for an extension of the school, date
* full recovery from 1972 to 1976: rehabilitation of the Dungeon, the stair Tower and reconstruction of the 1st Forum

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Castle Saint-Vincent, Castle

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Castle Saint-Vincent, Castle, Vault in the low room on the ground floor of the Dungeon; 1876 2-storey square building; stairs right outside distribution giving access to the ground floor of (...) Castle Saint-Vincent, Castle, French Heritage monument to Olliergues olliergues, puy de dome

Location and general information

  • identifier : 103129
  • item : Château fort Saint-Vincent, château
  • Location of the building :
    • Auvergne
    • Puy-de-Dôme
    • Olliergues
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 63258
  • Zip code of the municipality : 63880
  • Order in the communal list : 5
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 3 names :
    • castle
    • strong
    • castle
  • 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 : 1876
  • Investigation : 1986
  • Date taken into account : 1989/08/30

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 2 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • granite
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 5 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • pavilion roof
    • shed
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is hollow tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'vault'
  • Floors : 5 type of floors in this manual :
    • basement
    • floor height
    • ground floor raised
    • 2 storey square
    • rez-de-chaussee
  • Stairs : 6 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • spiral staircase
    • distribution outside staircase
    • straight staircase
    • masonry
    • staircase
    • staircase distribution
  • 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 : 7 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • court
    • pregnant
    • chapel
    • ditch
    • barnyard
    • keep
    • pond
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use : This building has been used in different ways over time. We know 3 successive uses. :
    • town hall
    • school
    • show room


  • Other :
    • other Information : public property
  • Author of the survey MH : Brunet Marceline
  • Mérimée reference : IA00053478

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