La porte de L'Hôtel d'Orcet – Mauriac, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member jcb94
N 45° 13.011 E 002° 19.900
31T E 447524 N 5007257
Quick Description: [FR] Cette porte appartient à L'Hôtel d'Orcet, bâtiment de la sous-préfecture du Cantal à Mauriac. [EN] This door belongs to The "Hôtel d'Orcet", building of the sub-prefecture of Cantal to Mauriac.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 10/25/2011 6:38:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMCY4T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dejf75
Views: 4

Long Description:
Construit à partir d'une tour du 15ème, ce bâtiment a été restauré au 16ème et 17ème siècle. Cet hôtel a connu plusieurs propriétaires.
A partir de 1966 ce bâtiment, propriété du département, a été restauré dans un esprit de totale fidélité au 18Ième siècle.
La demeure comporte deux tapisseries exceptionnelles d'Aubusson de style 18ème siècle.
Le dessus de la porte d'entrée, classé monument historique, représente Samson fracassant la mâchoire du lion.
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Built from a tower of the 15th, this building was restored in 16th and 17th century. This hotel knew several owners.
From 1966 this building, property of the department, was restored in a spirit of total loyalty in 18th century.
The house contains two exceptional tapestries of Aubusson of style 18th century.
The top of the front door, classified as "Historic Monument", represents Samson smashing the jaw of the lion.
Type of material of the door: Wood

Functional door?: Yes

Location of this door/way: On public property

Is it accessable only by paid admission": No

Style: Romanesque

Address or physical location:
rue Guillaume Duprat 15200 Mauriac, France


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