Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle

The chiuse of Bauma Negra is located on the Valley of the Tinée. On the left bank are cave casemates which consist of gross space of roctage. On the right bank are three casemates cave affected housing, raised on two levels of bunk rooms, vaulted in cradle of brick segmental. The floors are connected by a staircase turning concrete housed in a hemicylindrique cage. The facade is Freestone for the ground floor and rubble for the floor. Background wall of these casemates, can be accessed from one side a body guard, and on the other, to an another bunker.

After the annexation of the County of Nice by the France in 1860, general Frossard suggests, in a memorandum to the Ministry of war, the construction of two "chiuses" in the valleys of the Tinée and Vésubie, to block the progress of an opponent. The project is run from 1883 to 1886, after the construction of the first forts of Nice. Thus is built the chiuse of Bauma Negra in the gorges of the Tinée. In 1929, the Commission for the defence of borders plans to rearm and modernize the two chiuses. Structures subject to improvements. Each chiuse is doubled by a concrete bunker.

Source: Ministry of culture

fortified book said Bauma Negra chiuse, border fortified sector
(fortified book said Bauma Negra chiuse, border fortified sector, utelle)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

fortified book said Bauma Negra chiuse, border fortified sector, After the annexation of the County of Nice by the France in 1860, general Frossard suggests, in a memorandum to the Ministry of war, the construction of two "chiuses" in the valleys of the Tinée and Vésubie, to block the progress of an opponent. The project is run from 1883 to 1886, after the construction of the first forts of Nice. utelle, alpes maritimes

Location and general information

  • identifier : 7037
  • item : ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier
  • Location of the building :
    • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Alpes-Maritimes
    • Utelle
  • Place name : Utelle (près de)
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 6151
  • Zip code of the municipality : 06450
  • Order in the communal list : 4
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • strong
    • fortified structure
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 4 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 4th quarter 19th century
    • 20th century
    • 2nd quarter 20th century
  • Investigation : 1994
  • Date taken into account : 2001/12/20

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • ashlar
    • stone
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Other about the composition roofs : 2 modes of coverage are listed
    • segmental barrel vault
    • rock couvrement
  • Floors : 3 type of floors in this manual :
    • 1 floor square
    • ground floor
    • rez-de-chaussee
  • Stairs : 4 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • masonry
    • stairs in work-
    • staircase
    • staircase to return
  • 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

  • Building containing : ensemble fortifié dit secteur fortifié frontalier
  • 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
    • public property
    • region provence-alpes-Côte d'Azur
  • Picture : 6d7f9fb75f9cfa904e1c0608a29047a8.jpg
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Truttmann P.
    • Faure-Vincent D.
  • Mérimée reference : IA06000072

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle
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Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle
Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle
Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle
Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle
Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle
Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle
Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle
Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle
Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle
Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle
Bauma Negra chiuse to Utelle. Picture of stephaneson
ouvrage fortifié dit chiuse de Bauma Negra, du secteur fortifié frontalier, utelle

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