Hospital, Hospice, French Heritage monument to St germain en laye

Purchase of the land by subscription in 1857. Thanks to the donation of the baron Gérard in 1876, the financing is completed and a competition is opened in 1871, and then in 1876. Hospital hospice with his St. Louis chapel was built between 1878 and 1881 by architect Alfred Normand. It is refitted in 1931 by the architects of the hospital, Emile Choret and h. Robbe

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Hospital, Hospice
Crédit photo : (Hospital, Hospice, st germain en laye)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Hospital, Hospice, Purchase of the land by subscription in 1857. Thanks to the donation of the baron Gérard in 1876, the financing is completed and a competition is opened in (...) Hospital, Hospice, French Heritage monument to St germain en laye st germain en laye, yvelines

Location and general information

  • identifier : 128035
  • item : Hôpital, Hospice
  • Location of the building :
    • Ile-de-France
    • Yvelines
    • Saint-Germain-en-Laye
  • Address : 4 rue Baronne Gérard
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 78551
  • Zip code of the municipality : 78100
  • Order in the communal list : 55
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : hospice
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : restored

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • We have no information on the time of construction of this monument.
  • Investigation : 1992
  • Date of protection : 1997/07/21 : inscrit MH partiellement
  • Date taken into account : 1998/12/22

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • ashlar
    • stone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 6 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • pinion discovered
    • broken roof pavilion
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors : 4 type of floors in this manual :
    • basement
    • 1 floor square
    • floor height
    • 1 vessel
  • Stairs : 4 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • in frame
    • stairs in work-
    • staircase
    • staircase to return
  • Decoration of the building : 3 forms of decoration are present
    • stained glass
    • painting
    • mosaic
  • Representation : 2 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • cross
    • Corinthian
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • Plan Type 'regular plan'

Monument and history of the place

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Remarkable elements : chapelle
  • Constituent areas : 2 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • court
    • chapel
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other :
    • other Information : support type façade of the chapel public property
  • Details : chapelle inscrite en totalité
  • Author of the survey MH : Gueissaz Catherine
  • Mérimée reference : IA78000007

Men involved in this construction

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

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Description of this building by Séguinière :

Chapelle de l'hôpital de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, 4 rue de la Baronne-Gérard (angle des rues Armagis et d'Ourches). Périodes de construction : 4e quart 19e siècle. La chapelle, sobre, est d'un style éclectique, essentiellement néo-roman, inaugurée en 1884.

Séguinière says of the history of this building :

Les donateurs pour la construction de cette église sont le bienfaiteur Armagis (1795-1757) de l'ancien hôpital de la Charité, le marquis d'Ourches (+1867), M. Lamant (+1871), le baron et la baronne Gérard, en mémoire du beau-frère et frère M. Schnapper (1815-1875). Les autres bienfaiteurs sont Wauthier, Jouy-Boudonville et Raymond Gréban (1860-1938, notaire qui laisse toute sa fortune afin de créer des lits pour les enfants).

Source : Les Amis du Vieux Saint-Germain
Société d'Art et d'Histoire de Saint-Germain-en-laye

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