Maison des antiquaires

  • Maison des antiquaires

At 67-69 rue de la Vau Saint-Jacques, admire this example of civil architecture, which is one of the most beautiful and complete in the city. Built in the 15th century and remodelled in the 16th century, this house must have been home to the family of a rich merchant or craftsman. It is organized on both sides of a granite shearing wall going up to the roof. A fire destroyed the attic on the left, which gives this impression of asymmetry to the whole. Inside, it has interesting architectural elements: mullioned and cross-beamed windows, spiral staircases, monumental fireplaces, sculpted seats...

Maison des antiquaires 67-69 rue de la Vau Saint-Jacques - 79200 PARTHENAY

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