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Le lavoir de Verfeil

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Wash house in Verfeil
  • It was in 1895 that the town benefited from the distribution of running water and a public wash house which was supplied by the overflow of the supply basin. Raised below the town hall, this wash house includes three basins fitted with inclined limestone slabs which serve as washing benches. The roof rests on a series of oak posts. A place of work for women, the washhouse is also a place of sociability, discussion and exchange. The poplar frame retains some messages. On the ground, the...
    It was in 1895 that the town benefited from the distribution of running water and a public wash house which was supplied by the overflow of the supply basin. Raised below the town hall, this wash house includes three basins fitted with inclined limestone slabs which serve as washing benches. The roof rests on a series of oak posts. A place of work for women, the washhouse is also a place of sociability, discussion and exchange. The poplar frame retains some messages. On the ground, the calade was redone by the Citrus association in 2007. Two stone tables nowadays allow you to picnic next to this wash house and in the shade of the trees.
  • Spoken languages
    • French
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