In spite of the plethora of 18th and 19th century houses, there do remain wooden-fronted stone houses in the medieval quarter.
Place du Change, “the Apothecary’s House”. A timber-framed construction with three-storeys of decorative corbels topped by a slate-covered gable. Wooden beams and statuettes on its facade. These days it houses a restaurant.
rue de la Baclerie n°8
rue Bossuet n°5 and 6
rue des Carmes n°19 and 21
rue de la Juiverie n°7
rue St Pierre n°15
rue Fenelon n°3
rue des Carmélites n°16
rue St Pierre n°1
rue St Jean : the hotel Saint-Aignan has a highly decorative facade
When going around the cathedral via l’impasse Saint-Laurent you will come across the charming Psalette; a square used for choir practice built around a former 15th century mansion.
The + : on certain houses the number plaques contain the letter “P”. These plaques (black numbers on white background) date back to pre 19th century. The letter “P” stands for “puits” which means water well, and is therefore practical in case of fire !
Place du Change 44000 Nantes
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