House Eyssartier, French Heritage monument to Uzerche

Situee in the street Pierre Chalaud (intersection places release), the Eyssartier house, dating from XVe century, presents a frontage characteristic of the Renaissance style with splendid mullioned windows.

the Web site of the town of Uzerche the defined one in these terms: An Italian key in the middle of the old city the frontage of the Eyssartier house is more the good example uzerchois Renaissance architecture, with its mullioned windows, rehabilitees by a contemporary restoration

Part of construction is made of granite. She high on 4 level of rez-of-fits herself with the attic and has her principal frontage on the right a splendid tower in watch tower.

She was habitee at the XIXe century by a family of apothecaries (escutcheon with a mortar and rammer, in frontage) and in particular Eyssartier pharmacist, implies in the famous Lafarge business by selling arsenic.

This residence is indeed old pharmacy or Marie Lafarge-Capelle had buys the arsenic which would have been useful has to assassinate her own husband, in 1840. Following a lawsuit complicates or of expertises numbers contradictory had places, it was condamnee, without irrefutable evidence, with the forced labors has perpetuity. As some mentions it, miscarriage of justice or perfect crime, the Lafarge business constitutes a true legal enigma and fact part of the history of the area and for which, much of ink has runs. In a more contemporary register, it is amusing to note that documentation on this business (newspapers, collection, etc) is abundant compared to what one can learn on the masonry in particular.

House Eyssartier
(House Eyssartier, uzerche)

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

House Eyssartier, « House Eyssartier » is a construction of the city of Uzerche (France, Correze). House Eyssartier, French Heritage monument to Uzerche uzerche, correze

Location and general information

  • identifier : 24530
  • item : Maison Eyssartier
  • Location of the building :
    • Limousin
    • Corrèze
    • Uzerche
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 19276
  • Zip code of the municipality : 19140
  • Order in the communal list : 6
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : home
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 15th century
    • 4th quarter 15th century
  • Date of protection : 1927/06/20 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/09/15

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) :2 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • elevation
    • roofing
  • 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 Information : property of a private person 1992
  • Picture : e179a3f4e43c7b306f1771696360c5ac.jpg
  • Details : Façade et toiture : classement par arrêté du 20 juin 1927
  • Mérimée reference : PA00099948

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

House Eyssartier, French Heritage monument to Uzerche. Picture of Lumière du matin
Maison Eyssartier, uzerche
Description of this building by Lumière du matin :

Du gothique flamboyant au coeur de la ville


   La façade de la maison Eyssartier est un bel exemple d'architecture de style Renaissance, après une restauration contemporaine: fenêtres à meneaux, arc en accolade et en anse de panier.

   Ce bâtiment est classé Monument Historique.

Lumière du matin says of the history of this building :

"Maison Eyssartier"

Résidence séculaire des pharmaciens

   Cette maison fut le logis des Eyssartier, famille d'apothicaires pendant plusieurs générations. En témoigne l'écusson au mortier en façade.


Source: Office du Tourisme - Uzerche

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House Eyssartier, French Heritage monument to Uzerche. Picture of Lumière du matin
Maison Eyssartier, uzerche

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