Spinning flax, and hydroelectric, French Heritage monument to Mezidon canon

Water building brick. Workshop on the ground floor of limestone and brick, tile-covered rubble mechanics and glass. Housing management to a square floor, timber and coated, covered with flat tile. Fitness brick and pan wood, covered with flat tile. Built in 1826 by neighbour on the site of a mill wheat to two turns that belonged to the Abbey of Sainte-Barbe, this spinning is the first hydraulic plant spinning flax in Pays d'Auge. Regulated by order of September 5, 1826, it was rebuilt after fire occurred on October 28, 1843 and again regulated on December 18, 1854 and August 28, 1856. Burnt down in 1867, inactive in 1890, it is converted into hydroelectric power plant (power of 10 kw) by sleeve in 1895 to ensure the lighting of the village of Mezidon.installation to a new machine to steam in 1850. Two hydraulic turbines attested circa 1860. Implementation of a dynamo and a new steam engine to 1901.Plus of 300 workers in 1867, two workers assigned to the operation of the power plant in 1912.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

spinning flax, and hydroelectric

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

spinning flax, and hydroelectric, Water building brick. Workshop on the ground floor of limestone and brick, tile-covered rubble mechanics and glass. Housing management to a square floor, (...) Spinning flax, and hydroelectric, French Heritage monument to Mezidon canon mezidon canon, calvados

Location and general information

  • identifier : 13136
  • item : filature de lin, puis centrale hydroélectrique
  • Location of the building :
    • Basse-Normandie
    • Calvados
    • Mézidon-Canon
  • Address : 90, 90bis rue Jules Guesde
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 14431
  • Zip code of the municipality : 14270
  • Order in the communal list : 4
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : spinning
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : abandoned

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 3 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 2nd quarter 19th century
    • 4th quarter 19th century
  • Year : 1826
  • Investigation : 1992
  • Date taken into account : 2001/10/04

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 6 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • coating
    • brick
    • wood
    • timbered
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 4 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • sprocket cover
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) : 3 elements in the composition of the hedge, among them we noted
    • flat tile
    • glass cover
    • mechanical tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 floor square
  • 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) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas : 7 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • housing
    • discount
    • workshop
    • manufacturing workshop
    • housing employers
    • channel
    • shelter
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • This building has been assigned the following use : hydroelectric

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : private property
  • Author of the survey MH : Lecherbonnier Yannick
  • Mérimée reference : IA14000850

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional de Basse-Normandie - Direction de l'inventaire général du patrimoine culturel13 bis, rue Saint-Ouen 14052 Caen Cedex 04 - 02.31.38.39.30


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