Thursday Doors…another old door

Posted: July 7, 2016 in Thursday doors
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In this part of France, there is abundant stone, so naturally homes and other structures are made of or incorporate stone. This ancient stone oven is a perfect example.  The door is made from the other item found everywhere…wood.

copyright janet m. webb 2016

  1. jpeggytaylor says:

    A wonderful door and what glorious textures! The lichen on the stones tells me the air in that area is clean and fresh too 🙂

  2. Sue says:

    Great textures, Janet!

  3. macmsue says:

    I agree the colours and textures are great.

  4. nowathome says:

    It must be quite old too! Great find, Janet!

  5. Lena says:

    A very beautiful old door you’ve found.

  6. Lignum Draco says:

    Love the textures. A clever use of stone. A wooden door – I wonder why it doesn’t get burnt during cooking.

  7. klara says:

    what a magical mixture of textures.

  8. Norm 2.0 says:

    Gorgeous shot Janet. A wonderful combination of stone and wood and ageing and lichen and texture and color and…I could go on and on 😉

    • Thanks, Norm. I found out it was probably the bread oven for the

    • Drat! Not done. The bread oven for the area. People weren’t to work on Sunday, including cooking. But they could bake bread. So they would fill a pot with meat, veggies, etc. and seal it with dough (bread.). It would go in on Saturday night and be ready Sunday. The first crockpot!,


  9. dimlamp says:

    Well camouflaged door, good choice.

  10. I love the way the wood and stone have weathered over the years so that it’s hard to tell which is which.

  11. I love old and rustic – the stone and wood give aged beauty

  12. Becky B says:

    Wonderful 🙂

  13. Leya says:

    Ooooo, what a glorious find. Textures, colours, light…love it.

  14. Dan Antion says:

    I love that door! Thanks for bringing it to us.

  15. A really amazing door, Janet. Love the colours. I wonder how many years since it was used.

  16. jan says:

    Lovely picture – so much texture and just a bit of accent color. Doesn’t look like a door that works!

  17. Such a wonderful find

  18. Brilliant photo – a door disguised as a stone wall. 😉 Blends in very well.

  19. Madhu says:

    Love the fabulous textures Janet! And interesting trivia about the overnight cooking!

  20. That’s an interesting door.

  21. Oh, I’m imagining wonderful baguettes coming from that oven. 🙂

  22. spectaculurely splendid

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