Tower of the Chappe Telegraph, to the 'hell hole' located, French Heritage monument to Bailly

The Telegraph Chappe, aerial telegraphy system, worked from 1794 to 1844, date of the adoption of the electric telegraph. The first line created was Paris in Lille which included 16 posts and transmitted a signal in two minutes. The second was from Paris to Brest with the project, due to Therouart was presented and approved in 1794
* It was marked by two leagues in two leagues. The position of the hole of hell is the fourth from Paris. It is a square three-storey tower pierced by Windows.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Tower of the Chappe Telegraph, to the 'hell hole' located

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Tower of the Chappe Telegraph, to the 'hell hole' located, The Telegraph Chappe, aerial telegraphy system, worked from 1794 to 1844, date of the adoption of the electric telegraph. The first line created was Paris in (...) Tower of the Chappe Telegraph, to the 'hell hole' located, French Heritage monument to Bailly bailly, yvelines

Location and general information

  • identifier : 126033
  • item : Tour du télégraphe Chappe, située au "Trou d' Enfer"
  • Location of the building :
    • Ile-de-France
    • Yvelines
    • Bailly
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 78043
  • Zip code of the municipality : 78870
  • Order in the communal list : 15
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : telegraph
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 18th century
    • 4th quarter 18th century
  • Date of protection : 1943/05/06 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/06/24

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) :
    • This element of the building is the subject of protection : turn
  • 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 : the 1992 State property
  • Details : La tour du télégraphe : inscription par arrêté du 6 mai 1943
  • Mérimée reference : PA00087364

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