Tilery, French Heritage monument to St flovier

Oven fire intermittent, with a capacity of 16 m3, cooking less than 8 times a year, allowing the production of tiles, bricks, tiles and natural lime. The raw material was mined in the immediate vicinity, many excavations have been filled in the neighbouring fields. Four rectangular open pit, 7.20 X 4,30 m, attached to the slope to the South, including a local vaulted 2 m wide on the coast West. Sink 3.60 X 2.50 m has a total height of 4.60 m. 1,80 X 0.65 m loading doorway is open to East and of home, disappeared after the destruction of the North wall. Buildings constituting initial tuilerie, halle and House have disappeared. The oven is currently converted into lower part cave, and attic above, floor wood being 2.60 metres above the ground. Work materials: stone sided
* chain angle, foothills, walls, roof of the annex room, stone
* tank lining brick of singing. The type of roofing: loading doorway and annex room, barrel-vaulted
* rear frame. Form arrays: doorway, segmental arch on walls
* Annex room, Arch full handlebar. The site was served by a particular pathway. It was equipped with a hand press reported in 1907. The total area was 2,960 sqm. The built surface was 300 m². The Cassini map thrown in 1754-66 reported a tile factory. In 1813 it belonged to the Monmorin widow, and then passed to the comte Octave de Menou. In 1855, it is property of Adolphe Gravier, and in 1886, Paul gravel, one and one residing in Paris. In 1887, it passes to Gaston Clausse, of Paris, and in 1898, to Victor Breton-Rivet, the Pairaudrie previously tuilier, finally in 1921, to Louis Joly-Carabanol. La tuilerie which is no longer in activity from January 1, 1913 is classified rural building in 1924. It will operate its own by its owner that between 1898 and 1913. The site is currently occupied by a farm. Tuilier boss: François square, employed 1 worker in 1836-41
* Michel Fatima, 2 in 1846
* François Carré, son, 4, 1851-1861, 2 in 1872
* Joseph Prudhomme, 1 in 1881-86
* André Laurent, 3 in 1896
* Victor Breton, 2 in 1906 and 1 in 1911. All were housed on the site.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Tilery, Oven fire intermittent, with a capacity of 16 m3, cooking less than 8 times a year, allowing the production of tiles, bricks, tiles and natural lime. The raw (...) Tilery, French Heritage monument to St flovier st flovier, indre et loire

Location and general information

  • identifier : 64814
  • item : tuilerie
  • Location of the building :
    • Centre
    • Indre-et-Loire
    • Saint-Flovier
  • Place name : Tuilerie de la Fontaine (la)
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 37218
  • Zip code of the municipality : 37600
  • Order in the communal list : 13
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : tilery
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : remains

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • modern
    • 19th century
  • Investigation : 1997
  • Date taken into account : 2004/05/07

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 4 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • brick
    • ashlar
    • stone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 2 different types :
    • gable roof
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is flat tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'barrel vault'
  • Floors :
    • any information about this construction.
  • 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 : 4 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • workshop
    • home
    • manufacturing workshop
    • shelter
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other :
    • other Information : private property
  • Author of the survey MH : Thomas Jacques
  • Mérimée reference : IA37001474

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