Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers

The school of Arts and crafts (whose origin is the school Liancourt in 1780) moved to Châlons in 1806 in the buildings of the former Seminary (dating from 1781-1787) and of the former convent of the ladies did (built between 1759 and 1763). The change and evolution of the school resulted in amendments and new constructions during the 19th century: development of the course, the former Seminary becomes housing students, ladies did building used workshops and housing of the Director to the middle of the 19th century. Construction of an infirmary in 1853-1854 M. Isabelle plans. Workshops rebuilt after a fire in 1895, two building campaigns: one at the end of the 19th century (machine shop), the other after the first World War (foundry).

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

National School of Arts and crafts

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

National School of Arts and crafts, Patrimoine classé ou inscrit dit 'Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers' à chalons en champagne (marne 51000). chalons en champagne, marne

Location and general information

  • identifier : 81647
  • item : Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Arts et Métiers
  • Location of the building :
    • Champagne-Ardenne
    • Marne
    • Châlons-en-Champagne
  • Address :
    • 1bis et 3 rue de la Rochefoucault-Liancourt
    • 2, 4, 8 rue Saint-Dominique
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 51108
  • Zip code of the municipality : 51000
  • Order in the communal list : 14
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • school
    • technical school
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 5 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 18th century
    • Second half 18th century
    • 19th century
    • 20th century
    • 1st quarter 20th century
  • Dates of protection :
    • 1984/11/16 : classé MH
    • 1984/11/16 : inscrit MH
    • 1997/11/03 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/03/29

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • We do not have this information.
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • 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) :11 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • stairs
    • elevation
    • grid
    • garden
    • gallery
    • court
    • infirmary
    • pavilion
    • pavement
    • convent
    • seminar
  • 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 Information : the 1992 State property
  • Detail :
    • Façades et toitures de l' ancien séminaire, du pavillon Empire, actuellement infirmerie (cad. BD 273) : classement par arrêté du 16 novembre 1984 Façades et toitures de l' ancien couvent des dames régentes (cad. BD 273) : inscription par arrêté du 16 novembre 1984 - 1/Cour de la Direction (à l' ouest de l' ancien bâtiment des Dames Régentes) : sol de la cour
    • galerie nord
    • bâtiment sud (façade et toiture)
    • bâtiment ouest à pignons (façades et toitures)
    • piles et grilles séparant la cour du jardin de l' infirmerie de la cour du directeur, avec leurs murets
    • à l' intérieur du bâtiment de la direction : passage d' entrée et les deux porte-flambeaux avec leur socle, la cage d' escalier avec son escalier. 2/ Ancienne infirmerie : jardin de l' infirmerie avec ses murs anciens. 3/ Cour de service (au nord)
    • façades et toitures des parties suivantes : les deux ailes nord (le long de la rue du rempart) , l' aile est (le long de la rue de la Rochefoucault-Liancourt) , l' aile séparant les deux cours, la façade sur cour de l' aile ouest de la cour ouest, le pavement des deux cours (cad. BD 435) : inscription par arrêté du 3 novembre 1997
  • Mérimée reference : PA00078616

Men involved in this construction

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