Fontaine de la Place des Tilleuls

La Place des Tilleuls

Historic site and monument, Historic patrimony, Square in Saint-Clément-sur-Durance
  • The houses along the square are very old, some dating from the 17th century.

  • The houses are all facing south; it's convenient to dry the crops! It can be very hot in summer! Hence the practical eaves to shelter from the sun and to protect the crops from bad weather. The farms use the slope of the land wonderfully; observe: the access to the barn is done directly by the back thanks to the natural slope of the land. The roofs have not always been made of sheet metal, traditionally they used slate and larch shingles. At the beginning of the 20th century, the State...
    The houses are all facing south; it's convenient to dry the crops! It can be very hot in summer! Hence the practical eaves to shelter from the sun and to protect the crops from bad weather. The farms use the slope of the land wonderfully; observe: the access to the barn is done directly by the back thanks to the natural slope of the land. The roofs have not always been made of sheet metal, traditionally they used slate and larch shingles. At the beginning of the 20th century, the State subsidized the replacement of wooden roofs to avoid fires.
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