Le lavoir en fer à cheval de Bossancourt

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Le lavoir en fer à cheval de Bossancourt

 







Bossancourt, village sur l'Aube entre Bar sur Aube et Dienville possède un très beau et curieux lavoir public. Avec un bassin en demi fer à cheval de 2 mètres de large recouvert d'une toiture de tuiles romaines. It was open in 1862, gets its water from the river Aube near a mill which furnishes electric power.
 
Bossancourt, a village between Bar sur Aube and Dienville, has a very fine and strange public wash house from the year 1862. It gets its water from the river Aube. It has the shape of a semi U (half horseshoe) 2 meters wide. Its roof is covered by roman tiles called "tige de bottes" (bootleg as they were moulded on the leg of the tiler).

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Leena 27/02/2008 13:00

Interesting architecture and history too.
Now we have got snow enough and still more is coming right now :)