The subject of the contract works is the restoration of the historical object damaged by floods, located in the chateau park in the area of the state Chateau Veltrusy.
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The old fruit drying kiln is situated besides the main park road roughly in the middle of the triangle formed by the so-called the Dutch Farm, the Egyptian Cabinet and the Red Mill. The house comes from the 1st half of the 19th century. It is a small brick construction without cellar of a rectangular ground plan with dimensions of 13.5 x 6 m with arched ceilings, a saddle roof with a gable above the center of the façade, of agricultural use originally. The house is situated in the vicinity of the orchard and its location has a unique landscape significance.

The building was hit by floods in 2002 and 2013, when it was flooded up to the roof.

Currently there are two spaces in the building – the kiln’s own space and the space of the fireplace operator. The building will be reconstructed overall. A functional dryer and fireplace will be reconstructed in part. In the middle part, the exposition will be established. Part of this building will serve as a snack shop with an accessory. The planned reconstruction aims to return the object to the original appearance.

  • Address:

    Chateau Veltrusy, Ostrov 59, 277 46 Veltrusy, Czech Republic

  • Client:

    National Heritage Institute

  • Description of work:

    Construction and restoration works

  • Realization:

    09/2019 – 10/2020

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