Mine, smelter (Mine and smelter for lead ore) called Mine and smelter of Vialas, French Heritage monument to Vialas

Foundry in Mica-schist rubble, Foundation blocks of granite, settlements in granite for the old parties, stoneware for 1860, bricks for the most recent and the bays of buildings
* rectangular and segmental arch bays
* roof slate of destroyed MICA-schist
* barrel vault full-handlebar covering the Creek
* warehouse wood for mines with full-handlebar and rectangular arrays, structure in granite, granite and brick frames, frame and cover destroyed. Workshop of maintenance of Génolhac, avenue station (1982 AC 47,48,174,175): building a vessel. Formerly operated and rediscovered Galena ore deposit in 1781
* almost immediate operation by Genssane and Maisonneuve for the Cie Royale des Mines de Villefort which becomes Villefort and Vialas
* installation of a stamp mill and two laundromats, date 1809 scope at the entrance of the canal water intake tunnel
* 1827 construction of the smelter
* 1838 merged with other companies to create la Cie de Villefort, Vialas, Comberedonde, and chaired by J.B. Dumas Auzonnet mines
* 1851 first machine to steam for the blower
* 1860 major redevelopment of exploitation and the buildings of the factory works, date on a key of arc
* 1868 merger with the ice of the Rouvergue and N.D. de Laval
* 1869 store wood of mines on the left bank of the Luech
* 1883 sale to the Cie of ores of iron magnetic McReynolds-el-Hadid
* 1895 final closure. 1797 stamp mill 9 drumsticks and 2 laundry rooms including 29 tables
* 1851 12 HP machine and boiler 4 m3 Veillon in Alès. To 1795 60 workers at the mine and 43-yard
* from 1850 to 1875 staff is 80 to 120 workers at the mine and to the foundry. Existence of a Fund of private archives.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Mine, smelter (Mine and smelter for lead ore) called Mine and smelter of Vialas
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Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Mine, smelter (Mine and smelter for lead ore) called Mine and smelter of Vialas, Foundry in Mica-schist rubble, Foundation blocks of granite, settlements in granite for the old parties, stoneware for 1860, bricks for the most recent and the (...) Mine, smelter (Mine and smelter for lead ore) called Mine and smelter of Vialas, French Heritage monument to Vialas vialas, lozere

Location and general information

  • identifier : 75935
  • item : Mine, Fonderie (Mine et fonderie de plomb argentifère) dite Mine et fonderie de Vialas
  • Location of the building :
    • Languedoc-Roussillon
    • Vialas
  • Address : route du Col de Banette
  • Place name : Planche (la) ; Colombert (le)
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 48194
  • Zip code of the municipality : 48220
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : foundry
  • State : The building had 4 different states :
    • remains
    • disrepair
    • threatened
    • abandoned

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 6 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 18th century
    • 4th quarter 18th century
    • 19th century
    • 1st quarter 19th century
    • 2nd quarter 19th century
    • 3rd quarter 19th century
  • Years :
    • 1809
    • 1827
    • 1860
    • 1869
  • Investigation : 1993
  • Date taken into account : 1997/01/10

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 6 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • brick
    • sandstone
    • granite
    • schist
    • schist
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 4 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • sprocket cover
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) : 2 elements in the composition of the hedge, among them we noted
    • hollow tile
    • schist in coverage
  • Other about the composition roofs : 2 modes of coverage are listed
    • barrel vault semicircular
    • wood frame apparent
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 floor square
  • 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 : The typology consists of 3 elements
    • segmental arch
    • semicircular arc
    • rectangular
  • 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 : 10 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • industrial warehouse
    • workshop
    • manufacturing workshop
    • channel
    • plant
    • shelter
    • tunnel
    • dam
    • Bing
    • fireplace
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : work situated partly in the commune type génolhac (30) private property
  • Author of the survey MH : Wienin Michel
  • Mérimée reference : IA00136169

The complete official record is available at service régional de l'inventaire Languedoc-RoussillonB.P. 2051 - 5, rue de la Salle l'Evêque 34026 Montpellier - 04.67.02.32.00

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