Fountain of the elephant to Chambery

The fountain of the elephant, historically called Boigne column today simply called 'Elephants' and nicknamed "the four without bottoms", is a fountain erected in 1838 in honour of general de Boigne, fountain symbolizing his career in India.

Fountain of the elephant
Crédit photo : (Fountain of the elephant, chambery)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Fountain of the elephant, The fountain of the elephant, historically called Boigne column today simply called 'Elephants' and nicknamed "the four without bottoms", is a fountain erected in 1838 in honour of general de Boigne, fountain symbolizing his career in India. chambery, savoie

Location and general information

  • identifier : 120368
  • item : Fontaine des Eléphants
  • Location of the building :
    • Rhône-Alpes
    • Savoie
    • Chambéry
  • Address : place des Eléphants
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 73065
  • Zip code of the municipality : 73000
  • Order in the communal list : 11
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : fountain
  • 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
    • 2nd quarter 19th century
  • Year : 1838
  • Date of protection : 1982/05/07 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/12/03

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) :
    • 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 : owned by the 1992 municipality
  • Detail :
    • Fontaine des Eléphants (cad. NON CADASTRE
    • DOMAINE PUBLIC) : classement par arrêté du 7 mai 1982
  • Mérimée reference : PA00118233

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Fountain of the elephant to Chambery. Picture of pierre bastien
Fontaine des Eléphants, chambery
Fountain of the elephant to Chambery. Picture of pierre bastien
Fontaine des Eléphants, chambery
Fountain of the elephant to Chambery. Picture of pierre bastien
Fontaine des Eléphants, chambery
Fountain of the elephant to Chambery. Picture of pierre bastien
Fontaine des Eléphants, chambery
Fountain of the elephant to Chambery. Picture of pierre bastien
Fontaine des Eléphants, chambery
Fountain of the elephant to Chambery. Picture of pierre bastien
Fontaine des Eléphants, chambery

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