Cornell University

John Reps Bastides Collection

Sauveterre-de-Rouergue

This bastide, located to the west of the main route connecting Rodez and Albi, is one of the best preserved and least affected by modern development and influences. Its plan consists of nine rectangular blocks arranged in a 3 x 3 pattern, with the central one left open. Forming the edges of this marketplace are four unbroken lines of arcades. Their arched openings look out on a space more than two hundred feet long and about one hundred thirty-five feet wide. More

Search

Search Results

No results found for your search

Try modifying your search

  • Use fewer keywords to start, then refine your search using the links on the left.