Blason sur le bâtiment de la Chambre de Commerce - Tours, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ipln
N 47° 23.695 E 000° 41.280
31T E 325532 N 5251642
Quick Description: [FR] Blason de la ville de Tours, sur le bâtiment de la Chambre de Commerce. [EN] Coat of arms of the city of Tours, on the building of the Chamber of Commerce.
Location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France
Date Posted: 9/25/2021 2:00:34 AM
Waymark Code: WM1514A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
[FR] A l'intersection de la Rue Jules Favre et de la Rue Berthelot, l'angle du bâtiment de la Chambre de Commerce comprend une impressionnante sculpture en bas-relief. Le bâtiment est réalisé en pierres de tuffeau blanc de Touraine.

Le nom CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE et la date MCMXXIV (1924) sont gravés. Ces inscriptions sont surmontées d'une figure féminine et de multiples ornementations et colonnades, ainsi que du blason de la ville de Tours.

Les armes de Tours se blasonnent ainsi :
"De sable, à trois tours couvertes d'argent ; au chef d'azur chargé de trois fleurs de lis d'or."

La devise de la ville de Tours est :
"Sustentant Lilia Turres" (Les Tours Soutiennent les Lys).

[EN] At the intersection of Rue Jules Favre and Rue Berthelot, the corner of the Chamber of Commerce building includes an impressive bas-relief sculpture. The building is made of white tufa stone from Touraine.

The name CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE and the date MCMXXIV (1924) are engraved. These inscriptions are surmounted by a female figure and multiple ornamentations and colonnades, as well as the coat of arms of the city of Tours.

The weapons of Tours are emblazoned as follows:
"Sable, 3 towers covered Argent; a chief Azure charged with three fleur-de-lis Or."

The motto of the city of Tours is:
"Sustentant Lilia Turres" (The Towers Support the Lilies).
Bearer of Coat of Arms: Town

Full name of the bearer: Ville de Tours

Where is Coat of Arms installed (short description) ?:
[FR] Le blason est situé sur le mur à l'angle du bâtiment de la Chambre de Commerce, à l'intersection de la Rue Jules Favre et de la Rue Berthelot. [EN] The coat of arms is located on the wall at the angle of the building of the Chamber of Commerce, at the intersection of Rue Jules Favre and Rue Berthelot.


Material / Design: Stone

Blazon (heraldic description):
"De sable, à trois tours couvertes d'argent ; au chef d'azur chargé de trois fleurs de lis d'or."


Address:
Rue Jules Favre 37000 Tours France


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