Tide mill, then Qazanfari mill, French Heritage monument to St jouan des guerets
The maritime landscape of the mill consists of a dam curve measuring 450 m long and a pond of restraint with an area of 2.5 ha. The mill was built in schist and includes two aligned building body, contrefortes at the base. It has three floors square and a floor of covered peak of a roof long half-timbered with slate. Basement vaults in cradle designed to accommodate the wheel and turbine hydraulic. The boiler room, located between the two mills, has a square and a peak stage. Factory brick chimney. Employer housing is nearby. Mill wheat mentioned in 1806. CA. 1887, construction of a second mill in the extension of the first. In 1898, the owner, Prosper Dagorne, constructed a building for a steam engine. In 1919, the mill crushed 3 133 q of wheat per day. It ceases to function on 1 January 1925. Currently, the mill is used as a dependency of a farm.In 1839, the moulin de Qazanfari is activated by two water wheels. A turbine is installed as early as 1890. Steam attested in 1903: in 1909, it consists of a semi-tubular two boilers boiler built by the company Lebrun and Cormerais de Nantes (44). It has a capacity of 9, 516 m3 and a 72 m2 heating surface. In 1919, the tide mill has tidal energy and thermal energy. The hydraulic turbine is still in place.In 1886, he employs four workers and two man? works
* in 1924: eight workers.
Source: Ministry of Culture, France
Crédit photo : pierre bastien (tide mill, then Qazanfari mill, st jouan des guerets)
tide mill, then Qazanfari mill, The maritime landscape of the mill consists of a dam curve measuring 450 m long and a pond of restraint with an area of 2.5 ha. The mill was built in schist (...) Tide mill, then Qazanfari mill, French Heritage monument to St jouan des guerets st jouan des guerets, ille et vilaine
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