Gable stone route

Statenkwartier

The Gable stone Route Statenkwartier consists of 44 gable stones. Do not click in the map for more information about the gable stones but use the instructions further on this page under the map and start at 1.

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Starting point route
Markt
Your route starts at the Town Hall. To navigate to this point you can use Google maps, you will leave this website. Once you have reached the starting point you will return to this website and you can resume the route below.
1
Town hall
Market 78 
You are now in front of the main entrance to the Town Hall on the Markt.
Turn around and stand with your back to the town hall. In front of you you will see the Zeeman shop. Walk to the shop.
2
17 In the mill stone 92
Markt 12
Across the street on the left are the next three gable stones side by side.
3
In the storming helmet
Markt 7
4
17 In the unicorn 45
Markt 8
5
17 In the mirror 45
Markt 9
Walk into Grote Gracht on the left-hand side. The next gable stone is 75 metres down the road on the left-hand side.
6
In the eagle mountain
Grote Gracht 21 
Stay on this side of the street. Diagonally across the street is the next gable stone.
7
The sweet name
Grote Gracht 20
Cross the street. The next gable stone is right after the corner on the top edge of the old door.
8
In the cool month of May
Grote Gracht 29
You will now see two gable stones in rapid succession, first left then  right..
9
17 In the falcon 38
Grote Gracht 37 
10
The four sons of Aymon
Grote Gracht 42 
Five Gable stones now follow on the right. Walk all the way down this street.
11
The little lion
Grote Gracht 62
12
Fronton 1711
Grote Gracht 64 
13
Soiron House
Grote Gracht 82 
14
Hermes
Grote Gracht 84
15
Court of Tilly
Grote Gracht 90-92
You now arrive at Brusselsestraat. The next gable stone is on the left at the chip shop.
16
17 ST URBANE 66
Brusselsestraat 17
Cross the street and immediately after the corner you will find the next gable stone on the left and then four gable stones on the right side of the street, the first one opposite 'the Golden Ox Head'.
17
In the golden ox head
Brusselsestraat 31
18
17 In the fox 56
Brusselsestraat 20
19
In the little pigeon
Brusselsestraat 26
20
SUUM CUIQUE
Brusselsestraat 36
21
The Beyart
Brusselsestraat 38
Now turn immediately left into Kruisherengang. At the end walk straight to Kruisheren monastery, the  entrance to design hotel.
22
Kruisheren monastery
Kruisherengang 19
Turn right around the building and continue along Kruisherengang.
23
De Stuers coat of arms
Kruisherengang 12
At the end of the street cross to the other side and turn slightly to the right into Abstraat. There are three younger gable stones of a former monastery on the right (will be added after the restoration) and there is no other old gable stone in this street. Walk down the street, and at the end you will come across the next gable ornament.
24
Coach gate House de Vilain XIIII
Tongersestraat 53
Turn left into Tongersestraat. The first five gable stones are on the left.
25
In the heavenly kingdom 1608
Tongersestraat 60
26
White sheep
Tongersestraat 52
27
Memorial stone 3rd Friars Minor monastery
Tongersestraat 28
28
In the raven
Tongersestraat 16
29
Creusen coat of arms
Tongersestraat 10
The next stones are on the right, left and right.
30
Christ before Herod
Tongersestraat 11
31
The Röell bear
Tongersestraat 2
32
In the Galley
Tongersestraat 3
Walk straight ahead into Lenculenstraat . The first Gable stone is on the right.
33
Ars longa vita brevis
Lenculenstraat 29
The next four gable stones are on the left and the last one is on the right corner.
34
Old Regional Government
Lenculenstraat 26
35
17 Wine barrel 37
Lenculenstraat 20
36
Chronogram
Lenculenstraat 18
37
17 In the wild man 37
Lenculenstraat 10
38
The golden hand
Lenculenstraat 1
Turn left into Kapoenstraat and find the next three gable stones on the left.
39
Half moon
Kapoenstraat 22
40
In the white rose
Kapoenstraat 20
41
Annatrits
St Jacobstraat 10
On the other side you see the chronogram above the gate.
42
East Gate
Kapoenstraat 3-5
Continue straight ahead via Sint Jacobsstraat to the Vrijthof, and you will see the next effigy on the right.
43
Mary Star of the Sea
St Jacobstraat 1
The route ends at the "Ouden Vogelstruys" on the right side of the Vrijthof Square.
44
In the ostrich
Vrijthof 15
End of this route
Vrijthof
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