"LES CABANES" OR "LES SAVOURNINS BAS" – ALIAS "LE VILLAGE DES BORIES" –
AT GORDES, VAUCLUSE
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)
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
To be referenced as :
"Les Cabanes" or "Les Savournins Bas" – alias "Le Village des Bories" – at Gordes, Vaucluse, Part 7
May 3rd, 2004