Foundry of cast iron foundry Lorraine, then plant Roclaine, Isover Saint-Gobain fiberglass, French Heritage monument to St etienne du rouvray

This factory was built in December 1915, far from the front and threats of bombs, for the company's blast furnaces and foundries of Mousson to manufacture tempered cast steel shells. The first casting is performed on April 15, 1916. In 1919. The covered area of the factory is 50 000 m², spread over an area of 240 000 m². Three docks on the river Seine and tracks allow the receipt and shipment of the goods. After the war, the Lorraine Foundry converts in the manufacture of mechanical parts molded by hand on machine, including bolts and pipes of cast iron and metal parts for railway. In addition to 17 cupola furnaces installed in 1918, serving a string of moulding and 3 carousels, the factory comprises in 1945 a hardware with a monthly capacity of 200 T, a sawmill, a modeling workshop and a workshop of machining applied in the construction of the savers in cast iron for heating the water of boiler feed. After the closure of the smelter Lorraine, Roclaine, a subsidiary of the company of Mousson, settled on the site in 1947 and began, under the the American Johns-Mansville license, in the manufacture of insulation materials of rock wool. In 1950 a second manufacturing unit is started. In 1958, a third unit is created, the construction area reached then 9,200 m². In 1973, the Roclaine factory resumed par l'entreprise Isover Saint - Gobain.En 1918, the manufacture of castings reaches 63 000 T, with 50,000 tonnes of shells.In 1918, the factory employs 2,700 workers, 300 in 1945.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Foundry of cast iron foundry Lorraine, then plant Roclaine, Isover Saint-Gobain fiberglass
(Foundry of cast iron foundry Lorraine, then plant Roclaine, Isover Saint-Gobain fiberglass, st etienne du rouvray)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Foundry of cast iron foundry Lorraine, then plant Roclaine, Isover Saint-Gobain fiberglass, « Foundry of cast iron foundry Lorraine, then plant Roclaine, Isover Saint-Gobain fiberglass » is a construction of the city of St etienne du rouvray (France, Seine maritime). Foundry of cast iron foundry Lorraine, then plant Roclaine, Isover Saint-Gobain fiberglass, French Heritage monument to St etienne du rouvray st etienne du rouvray, seine maritime

Location and general information

  • identifier : 124734
  • item : fonderie de fonte, dite fonderie Lorraine, puis usine de fibre de verre Roclaine, puis Isover Saint-Gobain
  • Location of the building :
    • Haute-Normandie
    • Seine-Maritime
    • Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray
  • Address : rue Michel Ploumarch
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 76575
  • Zip code of the municipality : 76800
  • Order in the communal list : 15
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 3 names :
    • foundry
    • plant
    • fiberglass plant
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 20th century
    • 1st quarter 20th century
  • Year : 1915
  • Investigation : 1996
  • Date taken into account : 2002/12/03

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 6 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • brick
    • concrete
    • iron
    • sheet shingler
    • concrete blockwork
    • shingler
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 5 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • sprocket cover
    • skylight
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is metal cover
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors : 2 type of floors in this manual :
    • ground floor
    • rez-de-chaussee
  • 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 : 6 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • dock
    • workshop
    • manufacturing workshop
    • shelter
    • track
    • area of ??raw materials
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • This building has been assigned the following use : fiberglass plant

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : private property
  • Picture : b3697508ce140f59d69cdfb0e438d67a.jpg
  • Author of the survey MH : Emmanuelle Le Roy-Real
  • Mérimée reference : IA76000528

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Foundry of cast iron foundry Lorraine, then plant Roclaine, Isover Saint-Gobain fiberglass, French Heritage monument to St etienne du rouvray. Picture of tobacco99
fonderie de fonte, dite fonderie Lorraine, puis usine de fibre de verre Roclaine, puis Isover Saint-Gobain, st etienne du rouvray
Description of this building by tobacco99 :

Peut-être hors sujet

je collecte les paquets de cigarettes publicitaires français (55-75). et recherche systématiquement les origines de la marque.

L'inverse peut être vrai à l'occasion non ?

NdW : peut être légèrement hors sujet mais pas tant que cela :-), merci pour cette contribution, qui viens de me faire découvrir un objet que je ne connaissait pas.

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