Dovecote, French Heritage monument to Espalem

Door wooden frame
* the jambs of the opening of the Loft itself were redone in brick

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Dovecote

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Dovecote, Door wooden frame; the jambs of the opening of the Loft itself were redone in brick (...) Dovecote, French Heritage monument to Espalem espalem, haute loire

Location and general information

  • identifier : 70151
  • item : Pigeonnier
  • Location of the building :
    • Auvergne
    • Haute-Loire
    • Espalem
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 43088
  • Zip code of the municipality : 43450
  • Order in the communal list : 19
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : pigeonhole
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • First half 19th century
  • Investigation : 1987
  • Date taken into account : 2001/09/13

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 6 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • coating
    • ashlar
    • combination device
    • stone
    • gneiss
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 3 different types :
    • shed
    • pinion discovered
    • pinion
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is hollow tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • 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 3 elements
    • Genoese
    • pigeon ton rectangular vine
    • sides and top of the slope to bead
  • 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 :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other :
    • No additional information available in our database.
  • Author of the survey MH : Leclercq Jean-Paul
  • Mérimée reference : IA43000323

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