Well-heads

Non-potable water


In this land of natural springs, numerous well-heads were built in the 19th c., based on simple plans and made with noble materials. Some of them have been renovated.


MONCAUP

12 well-heads

At the beginning of the 19th c., Moncaup had about 20 fountains forming a network of drinking water for the villagers. In 1998, the village council decided to preserve 12 of them. There are many walks around Moncaup.

 

GPS : 43.4831893, -0.05669309


Well-head of Aubous (Vic-Bilh)

AUBOUS

Well-head Sainte-Quitterie

According to the legend, the Saint Quitterie Spring has medicinal qualities for the soul and the body. 

The water is still drinkable.

 

D317 / GPS : 43.5770914, -0.13439149



CONCHEZ-DE-BEARN

Well-head of Paul

Brick dome, rectangular opening with freestone frame.

Lined with terracotta tiles.

 

Quartier Polidor / GPS : 43.552055, -0.172513



Well-head of the Hiton house of Garlin (Vic-Bilh)

GARLIN

Well-head of the Hiton House

The stony fountain of the corridor of the City hall dating of 18th is one of the vestiges of the original interior design of the House Hiton.

 

3 place de la Résistance / GPS : 43.56087, -0.27177


Well-head Houn de Caouté of Garlin (Vic-Bilh)

Well-head Houn de Caouté

Old foutain dating 1815. Built in stone, bent to keep the freshness of the water. Wooden door protecting the reserve of water.

 

Chemin de la Houn de Caouté / GPS : 43.562527, -0.059384



Well-head of Saint-Jean-Poudge (Vic-Bilh)

SAINT-JEAN-POUDGE

Well-head Houn de Barrère

Source covered with a stony kiosk.

 

Chemin de l'église / GPS : 43.526075, -0.180701