Rochebelle glassware, French Heritage monument to Ales

Halle oven from 1801 to the Northwest corner stone and industrial residue, rectangular bays
* 1809 (central) oven, stone, walls pierced Gables of 3 large bays, full-arch brick structure
* other buildings on a square floor, rectangular bays, stone in the courtyard walls is, stone, industrial residue and brick in the Western Court
* m2 built surface: 3400 glassware created in 1788 by the Abbot Bérard, in conjunction with P.F. de Tubeuf, Rochebelle mining contractor, with an oven, 2 workshops of ordinary glass and Crystal 1. Recovery by of Tubeyl that adds a 2nd oven in 1801 and a 3rd in 1809 (1st replacement). Led by Boutin then Cazat et Cie. 1844: property of baron l. Dhombres then son Eugene, who died in 1878. Transfer to the coal Ste de Rochebelle that rented a party to c. Tribes, manufacturer of lumps of coal and transforms the rest in workshops and sheds. In 1911, mechanical workshop, repair facility, housing and forge. 1926, deposit of new irons, 2 deposits of wood, store goods, woodworking shop, boiler, plumbing shop, Office stores, stables and 2 slots. The liberation, trade union premises, occupational medicine and social services of company. Recent acquisition by the municipality and temporary use as a theatre and circus school. In 1809, 1 black glass furnace, 1 green and 1 glass of white glass and crystals. In 1841, 2 ovens with 8 furnaces and 3 body of significant buildings. 35 workers in 1811

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Rochebelle glassware
Crédit photo : (Rochebelle glassware, ales)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Rochebelle glassware, Halle oven from 1801 to the Northwest corner stone and industrial residue, rectangular bays; 1809 (central) oven, stone, walls pierced Gables of 3 large bays, (...) Rochebelle glassware, French Heritage monument to Ales ales, gard

Location and general information

  • identifier : 45608
  • item : verrerie de Rochebelle
  • Location of the building :
    • Languedoc-Roussillon
    • Alès
  • Address :
    • 153 montée des Lauriers
    • 81 chemin de Saint-Raby
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 30007
  • Zip code of the municipality : 30100
  • Order in the communal list : 39
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : glassware
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : abandoned

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 5 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 18th century
    • 4th quarter 18th century
    • 19th century
    • 1st quarter 19th century
    • 4th quarter 19th century
  • Years :
    • 1788
    • 1801
    • 1809
  • Investigation : 1989
  • Date taken into account : 1995/12/22

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • coating
    • brick
    • stone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 3 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • saddleback roof
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is hollow tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'wood frame apparent'
  • Floors : 2 type of floors in this manual :
    • 1 floor square
    • 3 vessels
  • Stairs : 6 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • distribution outside staircase
    • straight staircase
    • masonry
    • staircase
    • staircase
    • staircase distribution
  • Decoration of the building :
    • No information about decoration.
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology : The typology consists of 2 elements
    • semicircular arc
    • rectangular
  • 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.
  • Remarkable elements : atelier de fabrication
  • Constituent areas : 5 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • housing
    • workshop
    • manufacturing workshop
    • office
    • shelter
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use : This building has been used in different ways over time. We know 5 successive uses. :
    • theater
    • office
    • repair
    • shed
    • tenement


  • Other :
    • other Information : public property
  • Author of the survey MH : Wienin Michel
  • Mérimée reference : IA00128181

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