Washhouses

Non-potable water


Washhouses were meeting places where the women came to wash, rinse and dry the linen. Their architecture was often very simple : pillars with a low wall and a tiled or slated roof.


Washhouse-fountain of Diusse (Vic-Bilh)

DIUSSE

Washhouse-fountain

Washhouse-fountain, of 1901, with a tub and a drinking trough in stones, roofed in saddle in tiles Picon. Fountain with protected stony kiosk. Near the church.

 

Chemin de Parabère / GPS : 43.564693, -0.173809

 



Washhouse of slaughterhouses, Garlin (Vic-Bilh)

GARLIN

Washhouse of slaughterhouses

At the edge of Téoulère, near the old slaughterhouses (1934).

 

Rue Georges Phesans / GPS : 43.55731, -0.279561



Washhouse of the coast of Gayon, Lalongue (Vic-Bilh)

LALONGUE

Washhouse of the coast of Gayon

Washhouse of “the coast of Gayon” built in 1850 and renovated in 2013. 2 ponds : one to wash the linen and the other to keep the water.

 

GPS : 43.486182, -0.187873



Washhouse of Quintaà, Portet (Vic-Bilh)

PORTET

Washhouse of Quintaà

This public washhouse, built in 1859 and renovated, is visible on the D130 below the chateau Quintaà.

 

GPS : 43.582629, -0.188072


Washhouse "La Houn des Vignes", Portet (Vic-Bilh)

Washhouse "La Houn des Vignes"

Situated beneath the village road, the well-head and semicircular washhouse has been renovated.

 

GPS : 43.576901, -0.184715



Washhouse of Lacoste, Séméacq-Blachon (Vic-Bilh)

SEMEACQ-BLACHON

Washhouse of Lacoste

Washhouse with 3 basins : a drinking trough, one to keep the water, and one for the washerwomen.

 

D228 / GPS : 43.499958, -0.115383


Washhouse of Tambourre, Séméacq-Blachon (Vic-Bilh)

Washhouse of Tambourré

Washhouse with 3 basins : a drinking trough, one to keep the water, and one for the washerwomen.

 

Chemin Couroucoule / GPS : 43.50002, -0.11162