ARCHITECTURE VERNACULAIRE

CERAV

"LES CABANES" OR "LES SAVOURNINS BAS" –  ALIAS "LE VILLAGE DES BORIES" – 

AT GORDES, VAUCLUSE

Christian Lassure

A conference with slide show given at the Musée des Arts et Traditions Populaires in Paris

in Jean Cuisenier's and Jean-Marie Pesez 's classes (1977-1978)


Part 7

version française

58 - Group VII: view from the West

 

Esthetically, this is one of the most pleasing groups of buildings in the site. These are a dwelling house, a barn-cum-silkworm house, a store house, a treading house with vat, a goat house and a pigstie.

 

59 - Ditto

 

60 - Group VII: view from the East

 

On the left, the barn-cum-silkworm house (the initial building); on the left, the dwelling.

 

61 - Group VII: the barn

 

The only entrance that is covered by an arch of stone voussoirs instead of a stone lintel.

 

62 - Ditto: the entrance

 

63 - Group VII: the dwelling

 

64 - Ditto: the entrance

 

65 - Group VII: the threshing yard outside the barn

 

66- Group VII: the dwelling viewed from the South

 

67 - Ditto: view of the corner stones

 

68 - Group VII: view of the flight of steps leading to the treading room

 

Behind the flight of steps, the store house; on the left, the goat house.

 

69 - Ditto

 

70 - Ditto

 

71 - Group VII: gutter between the dwelling and the barn

 

72 - Group VII: entrance of the goat house

 

73 - Group VII: view from the South

 

From left to right: the vat house with its entrance, the rear parts of the goat house and pigstie.

 

74 - Group VII: view from the West - entrance of the vat house

 

75 - Unidentified half-nave West of the so-called "village"

 

76 - Ditto: side view

 

77 - Ditto: rear view

 

78 - At Les Savournins Hauts, interior of a cabane still used as an outbuilding

 

This writer, in December 1976

 


© CERAV
May 3rd, 2004

To be referenced as :

Christian Lassure

"Les Cabanes" or "Les Savournins Bas" – alias "Le Village des Bories" – at Gordes, Vaucluse, Part 7

http://www.pierreseche.com/projection_gordes_groupe_VII_angl.htm

May 3rd, 2004

 

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