House of two saints
Not far from the street Dekumanos, in the southern part of the old town on St. Maur, there is a small stone house with an arched entrance dated by historians as the building of the XV century. The famous and popular monument of the old house of the two saints became from–For the reliefs of two sculptures on the facade on the sides of the window on the second floor.
Both sculptures are on small pedestals, under which cats are depicted. Historians and architects attract a way to fix statues on the house – Apparently they were embedded in the construction process. The structure of the structure is defined as Romanesque because sculptures are clearly belonging to the XIII century. At the same time, the overall appearance of the building wears bright features of the renaissance architecture.
Where did the statues come from and whom they portray now find it impossible. Perhaps these elements of which–either church building (probably cathedral. Kasyan, whose ruins are nearby), set by the owner of the house at one time from the point of view of aesthetics.
The house of two saints was restored in the first half of the 20th century, after which there was a small exhibition of stone products from ancient times. To date, the house of the two saints also live – It is located in the Restoration Department.