Hotel Pelletier to St Haon le Chatel
The most important House in the city is the former provost House which today serves as City Hall. It is a Manor House from the end of the 15th century, with courtyard on which intrudes a polygonal stair Tower breakthrough on ground floor of a remarkable door with its sculpted, sober and elegant design than to the finish of the work. She kept her frame to compartments with a wrought iron hammer and chiseled, and on the arched tympanum is carved a bearing shield: Argent on a chevron sable charged six croissants of gold and accompanied by three Martlets of gold, aka sand, with the motto: Conservative Estote sicut serpentes, estote sicut colombae simplices (be careful as snakes, be rights as doves). Are arms and the motto of a contemporary of Jacques Coeur upstart, Jean Pelletier Renaison, small bourgeois which became successively judge of Forez, Advisor of the Duke Pierre de Bourbon, hereditary of Saint Haon and House Marshal, and finally, two years before his death in 1500, President of the Council and of the Board of Auditors of Bourdonnais. He had obtained, in 1476, noted the name of the ancient and illustrious family of Saint Haon, after was ennobled by the acquisition of the lordship of Banassat. His son sign:
Charles Saint - Haon Banassat, Lord of Beaucresson. It is in this beautiful home of the Provost would be down François Ier, when, in 1534, he came to take possession of the count of Forez.
The House of the Bishop, against the Castle motte, was the residence of the successive Lords of Saint Haon: the Pierrefitte, La Perrière, Lévis-Couzan cradle of Boisy family, it was called House of the Bishop, of Jean II de Boisy, Bishop of Amiens, nephew of cardinal de La Grange. Neighbor of the Church, it became the House of organisational priests of Saint Haon. It is a building of the 16th century. It is note a curious shell dial, in style Renaissance, and numerous bays mullioned, very elegant profiles and proportions.
The logis of the Fleur de Lys, the Lissieux Manor, is a construction of the beginning of the 16th century, remarkable by two monumental fireplaces, ceilings to overlappings with traces of paintings, small vaults to prismatic nerves and an outdoor Coronation very decorative curved oak console, supporting the projecting a nearly flat roof Keith.
Forez picturesque and monumental: history and description of the Department of the Loire and its confines (1889)
Crédit photo : pierre bastien (Hotel Pelletier (former), st haon le chatel)
Hotel Pelletier (former), The most important House in the city is the former provost House which today serves as City Hall. It is a Manor House from the end of the 15th century, with courtyard on which intrudes a polygonal stair Tower breakthrough on ground floor of a remarkable door with its sculpted, sober and elegant design than to the finish of the work. st haon le chatel, loire
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