Spinning, French Heritage monument to Le blanc

The remnant of the production plant and the shelter of the generator are covered with a roof of slate to hilltops
* the other buildings are covered with flat tile
* production plant, the House and the stores have a square floor and elevation span
* a building at the edge of the River is on the ground floor raised
* the factory chimney is brick. The construction of the mill buildings was completed in 1845 (cadastre)
* According to Me. Benaise, notary, it would have been under construction from 1844 to 1847 and would have replaced buildings previously burned
* the House of the spinner, stores and another building are built in several successive projects completed in 1843, 1844 and 1847 (cadastre)
* a plan of the architect Badoglio in 1853 shows the presence of a water turbine installed at the end of the forebay of downstream of the mill. a machine shed and a steam engine are installed in 1892 (cadastre)
* a generator (dated 1911, turbine type Francis vertical axis in open water Chamber and Crown components) replaces it to 1911
* the machinery was destroyed in 1923 (cadastre)
* the production plant will be almost entirely destroyed with the exception of the fireplace and a remnant of the great spinning
* the generator and its shelter are kept at the date of the survey.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Crédit photo : (Spinning, le blanc)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Spinning, The remnant of the production plant and the shelter of the generator are covered with a roof of slate to hilltops; the other buildings are covered with flat (...) Spinning, French Heritage monument to Le blanc le blanc, indre

Location and general information

  • identifier : 62890
  • item : filature
  • Location of the building :
    • Indre
    • Le Blanc
  • Address : chemin du Moulin
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 36018
  • Zip code of the municipality : 36300
  • Order in the communal list : 26
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : spinning
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : remains

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 2nd quarter 19th century
  • Investigation : 1995
  • Date taken into account : 2003/11/26

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 5 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • coating
    • brick
    • partial coating
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 5 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • sprocket cover
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) : 2 elements in the composition of the hedge, among them we noted
    • slate
    • flat tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors : 5 type of floors in this manual :
    • 1 floor square
    • ground floor raised
    • ground floor
    • ground floor raised
    • 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.
  • Remarkable elements : machine énergétique
  • Constituent areas : 3 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • home
    • plant
    • fireplace
  • 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
    • property of the municipality
    • private property
  • Author of the survey MH : Trézin Christian
  • Mérimée reference : IA36000185

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional du Centre - Service chargé de l'inventaire6, rue de la Manufacture 45000 Orléans -

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Description of this building by JOJO 4/9 :

La cheminée de briques de l'ancienne filature du BLANC (Indre), sur les bords de la Creuse.

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Spinning, French Heritage monument to Le blanc. Picture of JOJO 4/9
filature, le blanc
Description of this building by JOJO 4/9 :

La Creuse et le Moulin de la Filature, au BLANC (Indre).

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