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Les Bormettes, a historic district

Historic site and monument, Industrial site, Historic patrimony, Religious heritage, 19th C, 16th C, 17th C, 18th C, 20th C in La Londe-les-Maures

  • Historic district that brings together remarkable sites and buildings from all periods of history. One of the oldest districts probably invested since the Iron Age with the establishment of an oppidum.

  • A district, steeped in history, the historic heart of La Londe is home to a remarkable architectural heritage:
    - Château des Bormettes, an agricultural outbuilding built in the 17th century by the Chartreux de la Verne as the first wine estate in the region.
    - Château Horace Vernet, in medieval and oriental style, built around 1855 as a holiday resort and then as a retirement home for Louis-Philippe's official painter
    - Château neuf des Bormettes, a bourgeois residence from the 1910s....
    A district, steeped in history, the historic heart of La Londe is home to a remarkable architectural heritage:
    - Château des Bormettes, an agricultural outbuilding built in the 17th century by the Chartreux de la Verne as the first wine estate in the region.
    - Château Horace Vernet, in medieval and oriental style, built around 1855 as a holiday resort and then as a retirement home for Louis-Philippe's official painter
    - Château neuf des Bormettes, a bourgeois residence from the 1910s.
    - Former industrial railway, now used by the Annamites walking trail
    - A corona-style workers' city built between 1913 and 1920 to house the staff of the Schneider armament factory, a rare example in the Mediterranean, and still inhabited.
    - Schneider torpedo factory, installed in 1912 and housing a 1000m² Eiffel brick and reinforcement workshop covered by a sheds roof.
    - Remains of an imposing tunnel chimney of a lead foundry, built in 1897 for experimental purposes.
    - Remains of a castrum, a medieval fortified village occupied from the middle of the 13th to the 14th century at the latest, perhaps the first village of La Londe.
    All sites and buildings are private, prohibited from access but visible externally from public roads, except the castrum and the chimney-tunnel.
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