Vézeronce-Curtin Washhouses

  • Lavoir Vézeronce-Curtin - OTSI Morestel
  • Lavoir Vézeronce-Curtin - OTSI Morestel
  • Lavoir Vézeronce-Curtin - OTSI Morestel
Lavoir Vézeronce-Curtin - OTSI MorestelLavoir Vézeronce-Curtin - OTSI MorestelLavoir Vézeronce-Curtin - OTSI Morestel


There are 6 renovated washhouses in Vézeronce-Curtin. Two are in Curtin (one in the village itself, the other at La Plaine) and two in Vézeronce (two in the village, one at Charray and one at Braille).
Originally, these "gabouillons", as they were called in the region, were very basic reservoirs dug out near the streams.
All of the washhouses were built in the same layout, with a roof to protect the washerwomen from the rain or sun. To allow daylight through, the working area was never protected by a wall.

(Source: Les Communes du Pays des Couleurs se Racontent). Canton of Morestel administrative district. Le Pays des Couleurs (Land of Colours).)
  • Type of culturel patrimony :
    • Historic site and monument
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historic patrimony
    • Wash house


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Lavoirs de Vézeronce-Curtin
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 45.650631
Longitude : 5.470497