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] L'Hôtel d'Orcet a été construit à partir d'une tour du 15ème siècle. [EN] The Hotel of Orcet was built from a tower of the 15th century.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 10/26/2011 5:15:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMCYD9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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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.
Date of origin:: 15ème puis restauré aux 16ème et 17ème siècles. / 15th then restored in 16th and 17th centuries.

Style: High Renaissance (ca. 1500–1550)

Type of building (structure): City hall, college, hospital or another building of public use

Address:
rue Guillaume Duprat 15200 Mauriac, France


Architect(s): Not listed

Web site of the object (if exists): Not listed

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