Flour mill known as the grand moulin de Pouancé to Pouance

Powered by the pond that formed the Verzée at the foot of the village, the building retains all its mechanisms. The mill consists of three interconnected buildings. The central body is the largest; It includes five levels. An extension which the top level is with wood has been added to connect the mill at boulevard de Vieux-Château. To the Northwest, a second body nestles is perpendicular. The frames of the bays and chimney are brick.

The Verzée and pond Saint-Aubin waters have been used since the middle ages to operate mills. Great mill was rebuilt in 1854. In 1864, a steam engine was installed to compensate for the lack of water for the summer period and operate four wheels. Julien Clairet engineer installs a water turbine that produces electricity for Pouancé 1911. Termination of the activity of the mill in 1982.

Source: Ministry of culture.

flour mill known as the grand moulin de Pouancé
Crédit photo : (flour mill known as the grand moulin de Pouancé, pouance)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

flour mill known as the grand moulin de Pouancé, The Verzée and pond Saint-Aubin waters have been used since the middle ages to operate mills. Great mill was rebuilt in 1854. In 1864, a steam engine was installed to compensate for the lack of water for the summer period and operate four wheels. pouance, maine et loire

Location and general information

  • identifier : 79277
  • item : minoterie dite le grand moulin de Pouancé
  • Location of the building :
    • Pays de la Loire
    • Maine-et-Loire
    • Pouancé
  • Address : rue du Grand Moulin
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 49248
  • Zip code of the municipality : 49420
  • Order in the communal list : 45
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : mill
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 3rd quarter 19th century
  • Year : 1854
  • Investigation : 1999
  • Date taken into account : 2004/11/25

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • coating
    • schist
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 4 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • sprocket cover
    • pinion
    • 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 : 3 type of floors in this manual :
    • floor height
    • stage base
    • 2 storey square
  • Stairs : 4 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • straight staircase
    • masonry
    • stairs in work-
    • straight staircase in 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 :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : public property
  • Author of the survey MH : Desmoulins Marie-Emmanuelle
  • Mérimée reference : IA49002089

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional des Pays de la Loire - Service du patrimoine - 1 rue de la Loire - 44966 Nantes cedex 9 - 02 28 20 54 70

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Flour mill known as the grand moulin de Pouancé to Pouance. Picture of moulin de la fuye
minoterie dite le grand moulin de Pouancé, pouance
Flour mill known as the grand moulin de Pouancé to Pouance. Picture of moulin de la fuye
minoterie dite le grand moulin de Pouancé, pouance
Flour mill known as the grand moulin de Pouancé to Pouance. Picture of moulin de la fuye
minoterie dite le grand moulin de Pouancé, pouance
Flour mill known as the grand moulin de Pouancé to Pouance. Picture of moulin de la fuye
minoterie dite le grand moulin de Pouancé, pouance
Flour mill known as the grand moulin de Pouancé to Pouance. Picture of moulin de la fuye
minoterie dite le grand moulin de Pouancé, pouance

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