Cooperative agricultural (grain cooperative) so-called Cooperative wheat Apt and Gordes, French Heritage monument to Apt

3 Silos are parallel to each other
* they contain each of reception and grain storage structures. The original elevator also includes housing and side stores
* the south elevation of the silo has a gable with housing on the 1st floor windows open onto a balcony
* This silo concrete hollow tiled houses 10 conical concrete cells. The contiguous to the previous silo is made of cement and it is covered with plates of fibro-cement. The latest silo is metal
* the elevator Tower is in front of the south facade. The weighbridge is Southeast of the whole. The silo was built between 1938 and 1939 by architect Morin who expanded it in 1955. A new building was built in 1970. Enlargements of this building and the silo dates back to 1976. The bascule bridge was built in 1978. The latest silo dated 1985 is designed by architect Blanquet.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

cooperative agricultural (grain cooperative) so-called Cooperative wheat Apt and Gordes
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Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

cooperative agricultural (grain cooperative) so-called Cooperative wheat Apt and Gordes, 3 Silos are parallel to each other; they contain each of reception and grain storage structures. The original elevator also includes housing and side stores; (...) Cooperative agricultural (grain cooperative) so-called Cooperative wheat Apt and Gordes, French Heritage monument to Apt apt, vaucluse

Location and general information

  • identifier : 136827
  • item : coopérative agricole (coopérative céréalière) dite Coopérative de blé d'Apt et de Gordes
  • Location of the building :
    • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Apt
  • Place name : Lançon (quartier)
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 84003
  • Zip code of the municipality : 84400
  • Order in the communal list : 16
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • agricultural cooperative
    • opera
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : good condition

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 20th century
    • 2nd quarter 20th century
  • Year : 1938
  • Investigation : 1986
  • Date taken into account : 2005/06/03

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • cement
    • concrete
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 2 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) : 3 elements in the composition of the hedge, among them we noted
    • hollow tile
    • cement cover
    • iron cover
  • 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

  • Interest of the building : Elle appartient aux rares coopératives dont les silos reçoivent un décor figuratif.
  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas : 5 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • housing
    • bridge
    • silo
    • agricultural warehouse
    • weighbridge
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other : 2 various other information are available
    • region provence-alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • the South gable of the original silo receives a decoration representing a sheaf of wheat private property
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Destombes Florence
    • Pauvarel Carole
  • Mérimée reference : IA84000800

The complete official record is available at service régional de l'inventaire Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur21-23, bd du Roi René 13617 Aix-en-Provence - 04.42.16.19.60

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