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Post 8. Grenier / Granary

The granary is in principle located close to the houses. It was considered the pantry of the time. All food supplies were stored there, namely meat, flour, corn, sugar and sixty to eighty rye breads that were placed on racks.

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A cousin of the raccard it was raised and laid on large round stones, so that the mice could not gain access. The beams were tightly laid and interlocked to prevent flies, attracted by the meat, from getting inside.

The buildings that we admire today date from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Note the grenier on the right of the Plandissoz path.


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Return to the main street. The next location is the first building on the right.