So-called barracks district Foch, French Heritage monument to Laon

The central building is medium limestone unit and covered in Slate. the side buildings are brick and coated rubble covered terrace. On land acquired by the army in 1912, the construction is begun in 1913 by the wings (date source)
* the door entrance pavilion the date 1925
* the central building was built in 1935 by reusing the pediment of the barracks known as the Dragons of the Queen, which was destroyed in 1918
* from its construction until 1977 the barracks is home to an artillery regiment, it is today ' today occupied by a signals regiment.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

so-called barracks district Foch
(so-called barracks district Foch, laon)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

so-called barracks district Foch, The central building is medium limestone unit and covered in Slate. the side buildings are brick and coated rubble covered terrace. On land acquired by the (...) So-called barracks district Foch, French Heritage monument to Laon 92 laon, aisne

Location and general information

  • identifier : 1940
  • item : caserne dite quartier Foch
  • Location of the building :
    • Aisne
    • Laon
  • Address : rue de la Caserne
  • Place name : Semilly
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 2408
  • Zip code of the municipality : 02000
  • Order in the communal list : 92
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : barrack
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 3 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 20th century
    • 1st quarter 20th century
    • 2nd quarter 20th century
  • Years :
    • 1913
    • 1925
    • 1935
  • Investigation : 1991
  • Date taken into account : 1992/12/14

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 5 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • coating
    • brick
    • average unit
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 3 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • terrace
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 3-storey square
  • Stairs :
    • A staircase has been cataloged in this monument is of type : steps in implementing
  • Decoration of the building :
    • The decor consists of 'sculpture'
  • Representation : 2 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • cannon
    • grenade
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • Plan Type 'regular plan'

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 :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other : 2 various other information are available
    • support: gable of the building of the public property infirmary subject type: cannons in saltire carved in bas-relief and overcome a grenade
    • support: gable of the building of the infirmary public property type support: gable of the building of the public property infirmary
  • Picture : 6e269ab5c72c477c401a09bbb0e04dcd.jpg
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Plouvier Martine
    • de Massary Xavier
  • Mérimée reference : IA00077037

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