Spinning of silk Cahours, French Heritage monument to Boisset et gaujac

Small workshop is West with long half-timbered roof completed by the boiler room shed against the west wall. base of chimney square limestone kept up the level of the roof
* surface built in m2: 170 spinning of silk built by Samuel Cahours in 1867, one of the first to follow the discoveries of Pasteur. enlarged in 1871 but abandoned in the 1880s and converted farm building magnanerie, tobacco dryer then barn goats and small livestock shelter
* currently abandoned since about 1970, when the farm located nearby.Seems to have always worked with 16 basins

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

spinning of silk Cahours

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

spinning of silk Cahours, Small workshop is West with long half-timbered roof completed by the boiler room shed against the west wall. base of chimney square limestone kept up the level (...) Spinning of silk Cahours, French Heritage monument to Boisset et gaujac boisset et gaujac, gard

Location and general information

  • identifier : 45766
  • item : filature de soie Cahours
  • Location of the building :
    • Languedoc-Roussillon
    • Gard
    • Boisset-et-Gaujac
  • Address : Chemin de Sainte Catherine
  • Place name : Granaux sud
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 30042
  • Zip code of the municipality : 30140
  • Order in the communal list : 2
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : spinning
  • State : The building had 2 different states :
    • threatened
    • abandoned

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 3rd quarter 19th century
  • Year : 1867
  • Investigation : 1989
  • Date taken into account : 1995/12/22

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • This construction is mainly composed of limestone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 3 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • shed
    • 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 :
    • ground floor
    • rez-de-chaussee
  • 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 : The typology consists of 2 elements
    • handle arch basket
    • 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.
  • Constituent areas : 5 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • housing
    • workshop
    • manufacturing workshop
    • shelter
    • boiler room
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use : This building has been used in different ways over time. We know 3 successive uses. :
    • barn
    • magnanerie
    • tobacco barn

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : private property
  • Author of the survey MH : Wienin Michel
  • Mérimée reference : IA00128257

The complete official record is available at Région Languedoc-Roussillon - Service chargé de l'inventaireBâtiment le BELEM - 355, rue Vendémiaire 34 000 Montpellier - 04.67.22.86.86


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