Maison à pans de bois - Luynes - France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ipln
N 47° 23.127 E 000° 33.217
31T E 315358 N 5250900
Quick Description: [FR] Maison à pans de bois, à Luynes (FRA). [EN] Half-timbered house, in Luynes (FRA).
Location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France
Date Posted: 9/8/2021 11:32:54 PM
Waymark Code: WM14XVD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
[FR] La maison à pans de bois, appelée aussi maison de marchands, date de la fin du XVème siècle. Elle repose sur une vaste cave voûtée possédant un puits intérieur. La façade sur rue est classée, l’espace situé en avant constituait autrefois la place du marché. Les poteaux supportant l’étage sont sculptés de personnages pour la plupart à caractère religieux. La fonction de ces sculptures était d’attirer protection et abondance sur les propriétaires de la demeure et sur leur commerce.

[EN] The half-timbered house, also called the merchants' house, dates from the end of the 15th century. It rests on a vast vaulted cellar with an internal well. The facade on the street is classified, the space in front was once the market square. The posts supporting the floor are carved characters mostly religious. The function of these sculptures was to attract protection and abundance to the owners of the house and their business.
The "Official Tourism" URL link to the attraction: [Web Link]

Hours of Operation:
No visit, the house is private. Only the outside is viewable from the street.


Admission Prices:
No


Approximate amount of time needed to fully experience the attraction: Less than 15 minutes

Transportation options to the attraction: Personal Vehicle or Public Transportation

The attraction’s own URL: Not listed

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