Paty fountain-washhouse

  • Historic site and monument
  • Historic patrimony
  • Fountain
  • Wash house
  • 18th C
Le Paty Traverse entre "rue grande" et "rue des jardins" 83630 Bauduen
Before 1761, there was only one fountain. The supply of water to the inhabitants was supplemented by numerous wells, such as the one that can still be seen at the far end of the village, or by individual reservoirs that collected rainwater.
"In 1761, the consuls of the commune requested permission to build a new fountain, at the place known as "Le Paty", or pâtis, which traditionally refers to a herbaceous area where animals are grazed.
Following the fountain, a little further down the street, a basin was quickly built to serve as a wash-house.
This building has a fountain leaning against a masonry of seated ashlar. A chronogram engraved on this buffet wall indicates the date 1761. The shape of the fountain's embrace can be...
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Paty fountain-washhouse

Le Paty Traverse entre "rue grande" et "rue des jardins" 83630 Bauduen
Spoken languages
  • French
Environment
  • Lakeside or by stretch of water
  • Lake view
  • Close to a public transportation
  • Village centre
  • Close to pleasure port
  • Close to GR footpath
  • Waterside
  • Bus stop < 500 m
  • Beach within 300 m
  • Panoramic view
Updated on 03 March 2021 at 11:38
by Office de Tourisme Intercommunal Lacs et Gorges du Verdon
(Offer identifier : 5731160)
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