Factory of shoes of the Longueraie, currently House, French Heritage monument to Vitre

Institution composed of three independent buildings: Workshop manufacturing plan rectangular, located between the patronal House and foreman housing. Manufacturing workshop, built in schist and drilled low arc bays framed by brick, has a covered square floor of a rump slate roof. The foreman housing, also in shale, has a square and a peak stage. It includes two contiguous building body covered regardless of two everything slate roofs. The management of L-shaped plan, built dwelling in the same materials, a basement, a ground floor raised served on the front facade, by a double volley to converging climbs, a square floor staircase and a floor height. It is covered with a roof Pavilion slate for the main body and a roof at everything cross body, cover adorned with spikes of Ridge. Each facade is rhythmic, vertically, by one or two spans of bays, arches to the last level, and horizontally by banners that highlight the different levels. Shoe factory founded around 1878 by Angel-Dominique Lambert. By judgment of 20 September 1898, the Court of first instance of Windows said a.. Lambert in a State of liquidation. After obtaining an arrangement pursuant to which a.. Lambert has pledged to repay its creditors, the liquidation is suspended. However, as a result of the commercial crisis that has plagued the footwear trade and many losses that he experienced, he is forced to suspend payments where a new liquidation on June 11, 1902 and then a third on 5 August 1903. Lawyer judicial liquidator in 1902 and 1903, Mr. Vergnioux succeeded him and takes over the management of the plant. He filed the trademark shoes Sévigné. Oral source, the manufacture would have ceased under the direction of Mr. Vergnioux in the 1930s. Currently, the buildings are part of a private property. The former two homes are each a House, while the workshop was rehabilitated in pottery.In 1898, certification of two machines to cut soles, a machine to tread heels, several machines to sew a Hoxe and a poly-types and five machines to? grommets.In August 1926, all of the workers in the factories of glass shoes are seeking an increase of 20% of their salary due to the constant increase in the cost of living. Only thirty workers working at the plant of shoes Vergnioux gets satisfaction.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

factory of shoes of the Longueraie, currently House

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

factory of shoes of the Longueraie, currently House, Institution composed of three independent buildings: Workshop manufacturing plan rectangular, located between the patronal House and foreman housing. (...) Factory of shoes of the Longueraie, currently House, French Heritage monument to Vitre vitre, ille et vilaine

Location and general information

  • identifier : 62793
  • item : usine de chaussures de la Longueraie, actuellement maison
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Ille-et-Vilaine
    • Vitré
  • Address : place de la Longueraie
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 35360
  • Zip code of the municipality : 35500
  • Order in the communal list : 85
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • plant
    • shoe factory
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : abandoned

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 4th quarter 19th century
  • Investigation : 1998
  • Date taken into account : 2001/05/11

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 2 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • schist
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 5 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • pavilion roof
    • half-hipped
    • 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 : 5 type of floors in this manual :
    • basement
    • 1 floor square
    • floor height
    • ground floor raised
    • rez-de-chaussee
  • Stairs : 5 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • distribution outside staircase
    • masonry
    • symmetrical stairs
    • staircase distribution
    • symmetrical stairs, masonry
  • 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 : 6 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • housing
    • workshop
    • manufacturing workshop
    • housing employers
    • shelter
    • housing foreman
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • This building has been assigned the following use : home


  • Other :
    • other Information : private property
  • Author of the survey MH : Gasnier Marina
  • Mérimée reference : IA35000652

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