Bread Oven, French Heritage monument to Abondance

Furnace mentions in the Sardinian map of 1738, pertaining to the community

Bread Oven
(Bread Oven, abondance)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Bread Oven, « Bread Oven » is a construction of the city of Abondance (France, Haute savoie). Bread Oven, French Heritage monument to Abondance abondance, haute savoie

Location and general information

  • identifier : 120544
  • item : Four à Pain
  • Location of the building :
    • Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Savoie
    • Abondance
  • Place name : Melon
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 74001
  • Zip code of the municipality : 74360
  • Order in the communal list : 40
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • oven
    • bread oven
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : disrepair

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 18th century
    • 2nd quarter 18th century
  • Investigation : 1993
  • Date taken into account : 1995/06/29

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 4 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • ashlar
    • stone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 5 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • sprocket cover
    • shed
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • 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 :
    • 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) :
    • 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 : 2 various other information are available
    • Rhône-alpes region
    • public property of cultural heritage
  • Picture : 8ba618331df180f0d96df192ec7d41a8.jpg
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Chalabi Maryannick
    • Monnet Thierry
  • Mérimée reference : IA00125086

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional de Rhône-Alpes - Service chargé de l'inventaire6, Quai Saint-Vincent - 69001 Lyon -

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Bread Oven, French Heritage monument to Abondance. Picture of Alain D.
Four à Pain, abondance
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Bread Oven, French Heritage monument to Abondance. Picture of darderes
Four à Pain, abondance
Description of this building by darderes :
four a pain avant et après; ABONDANCE MELON 74360
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