Medieval walls, French Heritage monument to Vabre

Middle age

At 3 kilometres west of Vabre, on the left bank of the Gijou, instead of Rocali, ruins of the old Castle said the Casteltu; remains of walls and Tower of 8 meters in height; unknown origin; without other significance than its position and its antiquity.

Made discovery, during the recent demolition of the Church of Vabre, a black paint hidden under a thick layer of plaster forming a belt around the building at the height of 1 m, approximately 6o and topped with medallions, placed in the middle of each span of the nave and the sanctuary, on the primitive coat of arms from the Bourbon-Malause (described above in article on the Château de Lacaze)painting made on the occasion of the death of the last representative of this illustrious House, which had Vabre in dependence. (Note Mr. Valette, literary society of Castres, minutes, 10 August 1861)

Modern era

At Vabre, Parish Church of Sainte-Anne. under construction; modern style; in the form of a Latin cross. Length, 34 m, 60; width, 11 m, 90. Height of the vaults of the nave, 13 m, 95 above the keypad; chapels, 10 m, 34. Length of the transept, 22 m, 50; width, 5 m, 60. Bell Tower square; height, 28 m, 45.

Protestant Temple.

Municipal archives very curious; many documents on the religious wars of the 16th century.

Source: Archaeological directory of the Department of the Tarn by Hippolyte Crozes, literary and scientific society, Castres 1865.

Speaker
Crédit photo : (Speaker, vabre)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Speaker, « Speaker » is a construction of the city of Vabre (France, Tarn). Speaker, French Heritage monument to Vabre vabre, tarn

Location and general information

  • identifier : 132944
  • item : Enceinte
  • Location of the building :
    • Midi-Pyrénées
    • Vabre
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 81305
  • Zip code of the municipality : 81330
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • strong
    • agglomeration
  • 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 : 1994/10/11 : inscrit MH partiellement
  • Date taken into account : 1996/04/16

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) :4 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • door
    • city ??gate
    • belfry
    • port
  • 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 : the 1994 common property
  • Details : Tour dite du beffroi (cad. AB 199) : inscription par arrêté du 11 octobre 1994
  • Mérimée reference : PA00132684

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Porte Fortifié et Tour de L'Horloge

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Enceinte, vabre
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Porte Fortifié et Tour de L'Horloge

Medieval walls, French Heritage monument to Vabre. Picture of pierre bastien
Enceinte, vabre
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Porte Fortifié et Tour de L'Horloge

Medieval walls, French Heritage monument to Vabre. Picture of pierre bastien
Enceinte, vabre
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Porte Fortifié ( haut de la Porte )

Medieval walls, French Heritage monument to Vabre. Picture of pierre bastien
Enceinte, vabre
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Porte Fortifié ( Interrieure de la Porte )


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