Monthyon fountain, French Heritage monument to Mauriac

Public Memorial Fountain to recall the action of the Monthyon intendant who organized charity workshops to provide work for the poor and work of urban planning. Built in 1770, the fountain is a kiosk in volcanic stone composed of a cauldron in gadroons surmounted by a muzzle of lion spewing water, all being cushioned by an obelisk.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Monthyon fountain
Crédit photo : (Monthyon fountain, mauriac)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Monthyon fountain, Public Memorial Fountain to recall the action of the Monthyon intendant who organized charity workshops to provide work for the poor and work of urban planning. (...) Monthyon fountain, French Heritage monument to Mauriac mauriac, cantal

Location and general information

  • identifier : 14599
  • item : Fontaine de Monthyon
  • Location of the building :
    • Auvergne
    • Mauriac
  • Address :
    • boulevard Monthyon
    • en surplomb de la rue des Pradals
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 15120
  • Zip code of the municipality : 15200
  • Order in the communal list : 5
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : fountain
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 18th century
    • 3rd quarter 18th century
  • Year : 1770
  • Date of protection : 2003/05/19 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 2004/07/12

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) :
    • 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 :
    • other Information : property of the 2003 common
  • Details : La fontaine en totalité (cad. non cadastré, domaine public) : inscription par arrêté du 19 mai 2003
  • Mérimée reference : PA15000024

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

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Description of this building by Michèle :

Bonjour, je m'appelle Michèle j'ai réalisé des photos dans différentes communes du Cantal, de l'Allier et de Hte Corrèze ainsi que le la Creuse et de la Loire.

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