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Coat of arms of Pouilly-sur-Saône
Pouilly-sur-Saône (France)
region Bourgogne-Franche-Comté
Department Côte-d'Or
Arrondissement Beaune
Canton Brazey-en-Plaine
Community association Rives de Saône
Coordinates 47 ° 1 '  N , 5 ° 7'  E Coordinates: 47 ° 1 '  N , 5 ° 7'  E
height 176-205 m
surface 5.15 km 2
Residents 615 (January 1, 2017)
Population density 119 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 21250
INSEE code
Website http://www.pouillysursaone.fr/

Saint-Antoine church

Pouilly-sur-Saone is a French commune with 615 inhabitants (at January 1, 2017) in the department of Côte-d'Or in the region Bourgogne Franche-Comté . It belongs to the canton of Brazey-en-Plaine .


Pouilly-sur-Saône is located on the Saône between Glanon in the northwest and Chamblanc in the east, 3 kilometers northwest of Seurre and 21 kilometers east of Beaune .

Population development

year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006 2016
Residents 786 719 583 518 539 591 637 626
Sources: Cassini and INSEE


Only two roundabouts remain from the original medieval castle on the Saône. They were built for Charles de Stainville in 1475. The present castle was built in 1761 according to plans by the architect Jean-Antoine Caristie for Philibert Gagne de Perrigny. The pavilion at the western end of the main building was added at the beginning of the 19th century. The chapel was built after 1824. Today the castle is privately owned. In the castle park there is a pool decorated with statues and statues that stand on the staircase behind the castle. They date from the 16th century.

The Choir of the Church of Saint-Antoine was built in the 13th century. The seigneurale niche ( Chapelle seigneuriale ) was added in the 15th century, on the walls is the coat of arms of the Stainville family, who were the feudal lords of the place at that time . The nave and porch are dated 1669. The church was restored in 1980. In the church there are several objects from the 15th century classified as Monument historique , including the statue of Saint Barbara of Nicomedia made of painted oak , a stone painted statue of John the Evangelist and a stone painted statue of Mary .


There is a sand pit , a porcelain factory and a sawmill in Pouilly-sur-Saône. In the 19th century, Jean Baptiste Mollerat ran a chemical factory that supplies auxiliary materials for the textile industry. A process for the production of pure and concentrated acetic acid by dry distillation of wood ( pyrolysis ) was developed. Gustave Eiffel wanted to start training as a chemical engineer here when he was 20. He was the nephew of Louis Mollerat.

Web links

Commons : Pouilly-sur-Saône  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Pouilly-sur-Saône on annuaire-mairie.fr (French). Accessed December 23, 2009
  2. Pouilly-sur-Saône in Base Mérimée (French). Retrieved December 24, 2009
  3. Pouilly-sur-Saône in Base Palissy (French). Accessed December 24, 2009
  4. Entreprises on pouillysursaone.fr in French.
  5. Philippe Caramanian: Gustave Eiffel et Pouilly-sur-Saône Le Bien Public - Les Dépêches (fr.), Accessed on October 2, 2018.