Farm, French Heritage monument to Espalem

Walls and chain angle in basalt, frames in andesite, solid brick for the days of the barn, the barn and the height of the housing
* the barn door and door of the barn wooden lintel
* mechanical tile on the House, on the right side of the barn and pigsty, tile also hollow farms at the end of the 19th century by grouping of built-up parcels before 1843 and then disjoint
* Logis, rebuilt in 1887 (date on the lintel of the entrance door), closely related to that of the previous farm
* the barn adjoining to the House dated from the same period, but was built in a second time
* the discount back square, open on the Court, is a former barn, prior to 1843, then completed a small pigsty roof shed adjacent to the gable wall is

Source: Ministry of Culture, France


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Farm, Walls and chain angle in basalt, frames in andesite, solid brick for the days of the barn, the barn and the height of the housing; the barn door and door of (...) Farm, French Heritage monument to Espalem espalem, haute loire

Location and general information

  • identifier : 70157
  • item : Ferme
  • Location of the building :
    • Auvergne
    • Haute-Loire
    • Espalem
  • Address : 2e ferme
  • Place name : la Pénide
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 43088
  • Zip code of the municipality : 43450
  • Order in the communal list : 7
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : farm
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 3 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 4th quarter 19th century
    • First half 19th century
  • Year : 1887
  • Investigation : 1987
  • Date taken into account : 2001/09/13

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 8 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • brick
    • ashlar
    • wood
    • combination device
    • stone
    • andesite
    • basalt
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 2 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) : 2 elements in the composition of the hedge, among them we noted
    • hollow tile
    • mechanical tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors : 2 type of floors in this manual :
    • 1 floor square
    • fill in additional
  • 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 5 elements
    • Genoese
    • stable and delivery on the ground floor
    • barn fills
    • home to Genoa
    • barn door and barn gutter wall
  • 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 : 4 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • barn
    • piggery
    • discount
    • barn
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other :
    • No additional information available in our database.
  • Author of the survey MH : Leclercq Jean-Paul
  • Mérimée reference : IA43000328

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