Wheat mill said the mill of horsetail, French Heritage monument to Houdreville

Destroyed shortly after 1909 by Vézelise brewery to build a funnel of water station

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

wheat mill said the mill of horsetail

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

wheat mill said the mill of horsetail, « wheat mill said the mill of horsetail » is a construction of the city of Houdreville (France, Meurthe et moselle). Wheat mill said the mill of horsetail, French Heritage monument to Houdreville houdreville, meurthe et moselle

Location and general information

  • identifier : 84607
  • item : moulin à blé dit le Moulin de Prêle
  • Location of the building :
    • Lorraine
    • Meurthe-et-Moselle
    • Houdreville
  • Place name : Devant le moulin ; en Prêle
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 54266
  • Zip code of the municipality : 54330
  • Order in the communal list : 10
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • mill
    • Grist Mill
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : destroyed

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 18th century
  • Investigation : 1996
  • Date taken into account : 2003/04/04

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • coating
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 3 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is mechanical tile
  • 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) :
    • 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 Information : private property © lorraine region
  • Author of the survey MH : Collin Simone
  • Mérimée reference : IA54001246

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional de Lorraine - service régional de l'inventaire généralHôtel Ferraris - 29, rue du Haut Bourgeois 54000 Nancy -

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