Gas, factory of paints and varnish prosperity, French Heritage monument to Longpre les corps sts

Industrial site served by railway spur
* plant mainly on the ground floor
* workshop in brick with basement, long panels, cement roofing roof
* brick-making workshop and sheds with cement on the cover
* Office in brick with a square floor, covered long pans and gambrel roof slate
* industrial shop in concrete cinder block, curved roof with metal roofing factory gas mentioned in 1879 which remain some elements from the early 4th quarter 19th century. In 1926 converted factory of paints and varnish. The prosperity company is oriented towards products for the building and then paint for industrial use. In 1962, paints and varnishes glycerophaltiques. The majority of industrial buildings was rebuilt between 1948 and 1953 and enlarged in the early 4th quarter 20th century.Mention of a boiler in 1930. In place: grinders of the Ste Parisienne mechanics of pre-WWII mondiale.1962 Mills: more than 100 employees. 1983: 95 employees

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Gas, factory of paints and varnish prosperity
(Gas, factory of paints and varnish prosperity, longpre les corps sts)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Gas, factory of paints and varnish prosperity, Industrial site served by railway spur; plant mainly on the ground floor; workshop in brick with basement, long panels, cement roofing roof; brick-making (...) Gas, factory of paints and varnish prosperity, French Heritage monument to Longpre les corps sts longpre les corps sts, somme

Location and general information

  • identifier : 132225
  • item : Usine à gaz, usine de peintures et vernis Prospa
  • Location of the building :
    • Somme
    • Longpré-les-Corps-Saints
  • Address : rue du 43e R.I.C.
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 80488
  • Zip code of the municipality : 80510
  • Order in the communal list : 4
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 3 names :
    • plant
    • gas-works
    • factory paint and varnish
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 6 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 4th quarter 19th century
    • 20th century
    • 2nd quarter 20th century
    • 3rd quarter 20th century
    • 4th quarter 20th century
  • Year : 1926
  • Investigation : 1987
  • Date taken into account : 1992/12/10

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 5 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • brick
    • iron pan
    • concrete
    • iron
    • concrete blockwork
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 5 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • terrace
    • shed
    • domed roof
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) : 4 elements in the composition of the hedge, among them we noted
    • slate
    • mechanical tile
    • cement cover
    • metal cover
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors : 2 type of floors in this manual :
    • basement
    • 1 floor square
  • 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 : The typology consists of 2 elements
    • rectangular
    • semicircular arc
  • 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 : 8 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • workshop
    • manufacturing workshop
    • office
    • Concierge
    • industrial store
    • shelter
    • area of ??manufactured products
    • store
  • 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
  • Picture : b0aa133d55d1a08b126c9672df6ba9b9.jpg
  • Author of the survey MH : Dufournier Benoît
  • Mérimée reference : IA00076573

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