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Moulin Saint Julien in Olivet
In 1412, this mill belonged to the nuns of the Madeleine. It was using fot treading the bed sheets.
An oratory dedicated to St Julien le Pauvre, located near the mill attracted many pilgrims who came to worship a source dried up today.
By 1800, the mill had two wheels . Today, an outer wheel exists.
Flour mill used in the eighteenth century, it became, under the First Empire, manufactures hardware.
From 1814 to 1957, when the last miller ceased its activities, it was used to grind grain. The circular dovecote still houses the oven bread.
After a fire and a complete renovation, the mill has been converted into bed and breakfast high class.

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