Tower of Anglemein, French Heritage monument to Rambervillers

It is about the middle of XIIIe century that an enclosure is built around the town of Rambervillers, it will be augmentee in the south during XVe century. Entouree of pits in the beginning, those Ci will leave place has gardens in 1724. At the XVIIIe century, the doors of the city (seven) will be demolished. From this period there remains only five turns.

The tower of Anglemain (best the concervee of all) was transformed at the XVIIIe century by a reduction of its defense system and by the opening of a passage to rez of fits (see photo I.L.) more some windows (it is at that time that different the level from the tower are modify).

Tower of Anglemein
Crédit photo : (Tower of Anglemein, rambervillers)

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Tower of Anglemein, Construction of an enclosure of 24 laps in the middle of the 13th century. Increased southward in the 15th century, this House was surrounded by ditches (...) Tower of Anglemein, French Heritage monument to Rambervillers rambervillers, vosges

Location and general information

  • identifier : 144138
  • item : Tour d'Anglemein
  • Location of the building :
    • Lorraine
    • Vosges
    • Rambervillers
  • Address : 13 rue du Docteur-Lardier
  • Place name : la Ville
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 88367
  • Zip code of the municipality : 88700
  • Order in the communal list : 9
  • 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 : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 13th century
    • mid 13th century
  • Date of protection : 2002/11/05 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 2003/06/16

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

  • Interest of the building : Voir aussi notice PA00107230 (tour, rue Maurice-Alexandre).
  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :4 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • turn
    • curtain
    • court
    • dam
  • 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 Information : private property (2002
  • Details : La tour en totalité, ainsi que les vestiges de courtine et de digue attenants (cad. AA 63) : inscription par arrêté du 5 novembre 2002
  • Mérimée reference : PA88000033

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Photo de I.L. est l'image principale de cette notice.

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I.L. says of the history of this building :

La Tour d'Anglemein est construite autour de 1255 sous l'impulsion de l'évêque de Metz Jacques de Lorraine afin de servir de guet , avec une cloche d'alarme et d'appui à la digue de régulation de l'eau dans le système de protection de la ville par fossés maintenant disparus.

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Tower of Anglemein, French Heritage monument to Rambervillers. Picture of I.L.
Tour d'Anglemein, rambervillers

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