Cuissy Belly de Bussy 1798 SIT

Site Description: 
Manufacture of couperose and alun in the old abbey buildings
Type of Site
Site Category: 
Site Series: 
Site of Chemistry: 
Yes
Site of Alchemy: 
No
Laboratory: 
No
Teaching Room: 
No
Location
Pinned Location: 
Accuracy: 
Accurate
Historical Location
Historical Country: 
France
Historical City: 
Cuissy
Historical Building Name: 
Abbaye de Cuissy
Period of Operation
Start Date: 
Approximate Date 1798
End Date: 
1822
Pre-history: 
Belly de Bussy purchased abbey buildings in sale of national properties
Post-history: 
1822: factory moved to Bourg, 5 km away.
The Site
Physical Description: 
An 10: batiments sont vastes.
Activities at the Site
Site Activities: 
Manufacture of couperose and alun
Notes: 
Plant and processes were installed under direction of the Conseil des Mines. He also established a sugar refinery in the old chapel and cloisters.
4/5/94: granted concession.
An 10: 150 workers.
Primary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
p. 59-60
Detailed Reference: 
pp. 256-257
Detailed Reference: 
F/14/4275. dossier 1. an 7-an 11.
Secondary Sources: 
Start Year: 
1798
End Year: 
1822