Farm, located in the village, French Heritage monument to Affoux

AFFOUX (Affo, Afou, Affoux), according the etymologists, gets its name from afféager, qualify in fief, or gather, cutting in a wood.

Annex to Violay, Néronde Archpriest, the election of Villefranche, spring of the sénéchaussée of Lyon, Affoux was submitted, before the Revolution, justice of Joux-sur-Tarare. The parish priest was the snack of the prior of Montrottier.

Name of Affoux is mentioned for the first time in a Charter of the CARTULARY of Savigny Abbey, around the year 1000 about.

At this time the Church was placed under the protection of the castle that the Abbots of Savigny had to raise to Saint-Martin-de-Periculis (Montrottier). .

There remains nothing of the former building religious as a carved stone embedded in a building inside the village.

Reported that in the middle age, many pilgrims traveled in the parish Chapel to heal the fear.

Affoux was erected as a barony at the beginning of the 16th century. It was in 1704 to Mr. de Villeneuve, baron de Joux; in 1720, Alexandre de Villeneuve, husband of Marie-Nicole Bouchez de Beauregard; in 1764, Jean-Joseph de Villeneuve, joined the family of Pomey.

In 1539, Antoine de Salemard and Audibert of the River were co-Lords of the fief of the Colonge.

In 1705, the family of the river still had Affoux representatives. An old parish register tells us, in effect, that ' the last of March which was the day and feast of Pentecost, the Lord of the River, with Madam» attended the offices and the preacher touched so the audience «that everyone gemissoit».

An another fief, Brouilly, gave its name to a family of which we find traces in the 12th century.

In 1769, the register of the parish was signed by Roland the Platière.

Source: Illustrated dictionary of the communes of the Rhône Department. by Mr e. Rolland and d. Clouzet

Farm, located in the village
Crédit photo : (Farm, located in the village, affoux)

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Farm, located in the village, Together form a quadrangle around a courtyard closed by the House, the barn, the chapter, annexes farm buildings and a wall of separation from the public road. (...) Farm, located in the village, French Heritage monument to Affoux affoux, rhone

Location and general information

  • identifier : 116945
  • item : Ferme, située au bourg
  • Location of the building :
    • Rhône-Alpes
    • Affoux
  • Place name : le Bourg
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 69001
  • Zip code of the municipality : 69170
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : farm
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 18th century
  • Year : 1758
  • Date of protection : 1994/07/27 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1996/04/16

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) :2 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • gallery
    • dwelling
  • 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 : property of a private person 1994
  • Details : Logis et bâtiments d' exploitation (cad. E 93) : inscription par arrêté du 27 juillet 1994
  • Mérimée reference : PA00132823

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