Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, French Heritage monument to Arc et senans

Built between 1775 and 1779 by l? architect Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, the saline is distinguished by the quality of its architecture which earned him as early as 1926 a classification on the basis of the MH and in 1983 an inscription on the World Heritage list?UNESCO. The rigor of its plan and the volume of the buildings form an enclosure in a semicircle where will amalgamate all uses of an industry once holder of the attributes of the sovereign authority: workplace (cooperage, farriery), places of life and the center of operative House directorial are remained frozen. a chapel is Assistant to the technology management, it is flanked by two large workshops of ecvaporation, the 'bernes'. Cyclopean columns and pediments (input management logis), the omnipresence of the limestone stone, the magnitude of the tiled roofs and the decor of rocaille architecture have not avoided this State industry, the harm caused by the collapse of profitability. It has ceased to produce salt in 1895. Acquired in 1927 by the general Council, restored from 1936 (internal works of l? architect Polti), saline is open to visit and offers d? monumental home for temporary exhibitions, symposia and seminars.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux
(Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, arc et senans)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

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Location and general information

  • identifier : 35874
  • item : Ancienne saline royale, actuellement Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux
  • Location of the building :
    • Franche-Comté
    • 25
    • Arc-et-Senans
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 25021
  • Zip code of the municipality : 25610
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : saline
  • 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
    • 4th quarter 18th century
  • Years :
    • 1775
    • 1782
  • Record Type : liste du patrimoine mondial
  • Dates of protection :
    • 1926/11/30 : classé MH
    • 1940/02/20 : classé MH

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
    • pavilion
  • 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 : 10 various other information are available
    • property of the façades and coverings of Buildings Department following type entrance building (number 312 of the cadastre)
    • so-called buildings of the marshals (numbers 310
    • 311
    • 313
    • 314 of the cadastre)
    • building in ruins of Directorate (number 306 of the cadastre)
    • with the stones coming
    • so-called buildings of bumps (308 and 316 of the cadastre numbers)
    • flag of clerks (309 and 315 of the cadastre numbers)
    • flag of delivery (number 307, the cadastre) type including this way: classification by Decree of 20 February 1940 1992
  • Picture : 4b0eb7f79e0cac516de859e9549ae6ef.jpg
  • Mérimée reference : PA00101440

Men involved in this construction

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, French Heritage monument to Arc et senans. Picture of perrine
Ancienne saline royale, actuellement Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, arc et senans
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Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, French Heritage monument to Arc et senans. Picture of perrine
Ancienne saline royale, actuellement Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, arc et senans
Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, French Heritage monument to Arc et senans. Picture of perrine
Ancienne saline royale, actuellement Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, arc et senans
Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, French Heritage monument to Arc et senans. Picture of perrine
Ancienne saline royale, actuellement Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, arc et senans
Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, French Heritage monument to Arc et senans. Picture of perrine
Ancienne saline royale, actuellement Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, arc et senans
Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, French Heritage monument to Arc et senans. Picture of perrine
Ancienne saline royale, actuellement Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, arc et senans
Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, French Heritage monument to Arc et senans. Picture of perrine
Ancienne saline royale, actuellement Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, arc et senans
Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, French Heritage monument to Arc et senans. Picture of perrine
Ancienne saline royale, actuellement Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, arc et senans
Former Royal Saltworks, currently Fondation Claude - Nicolas Ledoux, French Heritage monument to Arc et senans. Picture of perrine
Ancienne saline royale, actuellement Fondation Claude-Nicolas Ledoux, arc et senans

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