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: 11/6/2011 6:56:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMD1GG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member bob29
Views: 4

Long Description:
Texte figurant sur le panneau: voir photo.
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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Text appearing on the panel: see photo.
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.
Qui a placé ce repère historique ? / Who placed this historical marker ?:
La ville de Mauriac / The city of Mauriac


Date de placement / Date of establishment: Inconnue / unknown

Site internet / Internet Website: Not listed

Eléments cryptés / Encrypted elements: Not listed

Conditions de visite alternatives / Alternative visit requirements: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
[FR] Une preuve de votre visite est demandée. Joignez à votre log une photo du repère historique et culturel ou répondez à la question alternative proposée par l'owner quand elle existe (si vous ne pouvez joindre de photo).
[ENG] A proof of your visit is needed. Join a picture from the historical and cultural marker to your log or respond to the alternative question proposed by owner if available (if you can't provide a picture).
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jcb94 visited L'Hôtel d'Orcet – Mauriac, France 2/13/2007 jcb94 visited it