Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy

The engineer Jullien, also responsible for the realization of the crossing of the Loire by the canal latéral à la Loire at Digoin chooses an identical model for the two aqueducts. The Guétin spans Allier through 18 arches of 16 m from opening and has a total length of 470 m. 6 m wide Bowl has only one boat channel. The abutment of the left bank contains a flight of three locks by which the channel falls to the level of the Valley. This lock triple (three falls and three sas of 30 m by 3 m) is replaced by a double lock (two sas of 38.50 m and two waterfalls of 4.50 m) at the time of the Freycinet gauge in 1895-1896. The same date, the putting of the two aqueducts are raised 60 cm for the anchorage of 2.20 m.

At the entrance to the Canal are two houses used as accommodation for both lock and as House of perception. These two houses are identical and engineers believe that they "will end pretty much the perspective of the aqueduct bridge". In 1838, the first House consists of a basement containing a barn, a bakery with a common oven and two wineries, a ground floor containing a common bureau, a fire Chamber and a cabinet, a first floor with three rooms (a room in fire, a large law firm and a store for the filing of the apparatus necessary for the service of the locks), an attic divided into twoan interior staircase and two staircases.

In 1839, the other houses is to construct as follows: a base housing a barn, a cellar or a bucher, a ground floor with hallway, office, kitchen, cabinet to house servant, a first floor with a dining room, a bedroom, a cabinet and a loft two diviseen. Downstream of the locks of the Canal is a port with 380 m of length of quay where boats could park and wait their turn before crossing Allier.

Placed under the responsibility of the vigorous Chief Engineer, engineer Jullien is responsible for establishing crossing Allier by the canal lateral to the Loire. After having definitively rejected the idea of a level crossing, the Council of the Ponts and chaussées decides for a canal bridge in masonry in May 1827.

The book is made from 1828 to 1837. While the construction is begun, Jullien studied the possibility of establishing a related to the aqueduct road bridge and offers two solutions: an adjoining road bridge or a road bridge superimposed on the aqueduct. Between 1831 and 1833, new projects are emerging: a suspension bridge to snap to the aqueduct, a system of ferries using the bowl of the aqueduct to transport cars from one bank to the other of Allier, the establishment of rail placed on the towpaths of the aqueduct designed to guide carts which can accommodate cars. Finally, for reasons of security, the principle of amalgamating waterway and land is spread in 1833. The passage of the aqueduct is considered a bottleneck due to its unique way of boat and a system of crossing alternated between boats descendants and amounts is implemented as early as 1839. The two houses located at the entrance of the Canal are made in 1838 and 1840.

Source: Ministry of culture.

(canal latéral à la Loire) Guétin canal bridge
((canal latéral à la Loire) Guétin canal bridge, cuffy)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

(canal latéral à la Loire) Guétin canal bridge, Placed under the responsibility of the vigorous Chief Engineer, engineer Jullien is responsible for establishing crossing Allier by the canal lateral to the Loire. After having definitively rejected the idea of a level crossing, the Council of the Ponts and chaussées decides for a canal bridge in masonry in May 1827. cuffy, cher

Location and general information

  • identifier : 22309
  • item : pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire)
  • Location of the building :
    • Cher
    • Cuffy
  • Place name : le Guétin
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 18082
  • Zip code of the municipality : 18150
  • Order in the communal list : 4
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 3 names :
    • bridge
    • channel
    • canal bridge
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : state average

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 2nd quarter 19th century
  • Years :
    • 1828
    • 1837
  • Investigation : 2000
  • Date taken into account : 2005/06/07

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • We do not have this information.
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 2 different types :
    • gable roof
    • 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 :
    • 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

  • Building containing : canal de navigation dit canal latéral à la Loire
  • 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 : 4 various other information are available
    • work on several common type cuffy
    • work on several expensive type departments
    • work on several departments type nièvre
    • work on several common type gimouille public property
  • Picture : 5dec2c69498c5d5a44533e99a0cef0c3.jpg
  • Author of the survey MH : Mauret-Cribellier Valérie
  • Mérimée reference : IA18000637

Men involved in this construction

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
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Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of pierre bastien
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
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Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of pierre bastien
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of pierre bastien
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of pierre bastien
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of pierre bastien
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of pierre bastien
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of pierre bastien
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of pierre bastien
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of pierre bastien
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of pierre bastien
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy
Guétin canal bridge to Cuffy. Picture of pierre bastien
pont canal du Guétin (canal latéral à la Loire), cuffy

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