Guided tour of the sub-prefecture

Former mansion built in the 17th century

© Jean-Luc Petit, Ville de Chalon-sur-Saône

The former mansion was built in the seventeenth century for Mr.Enoch de Virey, who was Mayor of Chalon sur Saône. It has an original brick and stone facade.
The building was doubled in depth in the nineteenth century for new uses and new decors specific to a place of power and a major administrative center.To be noted : Visits at 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 and 17:00

About the venue

8 place Pontus de Thiard 71100 Châlon-sur-Saône
  • Monument historique
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  • Château, hôtel urbain, palais, manoir
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  • Villes et Pays d'art et d'histoire
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  • Lieu de pouvoir, édifice judiciaire

Become seat(siege) of under prefecture in the middle of the XIXth century, the mansion built for Mr Enoch de Virey in the XVIIth century is visible not very ordinarily since the street Its change of status brought new uses(practices), appropriate(peculiar) to a place of power and in a major administrative centre. Listed(Classified) partly Historical monument, by the facade and the roofing.