Cure Marker no 220 A
from 2012 with the locations of La Cure border marker 220A and the old 221
marker. Photo: Fronteras.
first marker inside the town is 220A, located about 350 m southwest of
marker 220. The marker is located about 3 metres from the corner of
photo of marker 220A.
taken in northeastern direction from the marker 220A.
Cure Marker no 220 B
building is divided between marker 220A and 220B. On this side of
the building the French side is 6 metres wide. The distance between 220A
and 220B is about 17 metres, while it is 5.6 metres between 220B and
221. Photo: Fronteras.
photo from the same angle as the former photo.
of marker 220B (1921).
Bar de la Dτle in La Cure is divided by the boundary. The bar desk is
located in Switzerland, while the entrance door and most tables are
Cure Marker no 221
from marker 221 (1983), which is the first turning point, and in direction
south towards marker 222. Distance is about 46 metres.
photo with the original marker 221 and in distance, also old marker 222 (behind
of marker 221.
Old La Cure Marker no 221
old marker 221 was in the beginning of the 1980s hit by a lorry and later
replaced with a street plate marker. Thereafter it was put behind
the building (near 220A) as some kind of an indirect 221 marker, or more likely,
simply in order to keep an old monument. On its right side it reads
front side bears a coat-of-arm and reads "VAUD".
the left side it reads "1863", the year of border treaty
ratification and probably also the boundary demarcation. We can clearly
see the same turning point as on the new street marker.
Cure Marker no 222
of marker 222 (1993), photographed towards north. The French customs
station straight ahead.
same marker photographed towards south and the Swiss customs station. This
is the second turning point inside the town. Distance towards marker
222A is 69 metres. Photo from Google Earth and street marker
insert photo: Fronteras.
Cure Marker no 222 A
main building of Hotel Arbez Franco-Suisse is divided with about 1/3 on
the Swiss side and 2/3 on the French side.
marker 222A (1921) is located on the cellar wall. Distance to marker 222B
is 13 metres.
marker is located exactly between the windows.
Cure Marker no 222 B
building's length direction is following the border exactly, so also on
this side the border is located between the 2nd floor windows.
Therefore the entire pub (brasserie) is located in France.
222B (2001) is located in the corner.
of marker 222B. This marker type is unique in La Cure, but is
probably a replacement of an old 1921 type marker.. It is placed about 15
cm from the corner. Distance to marker 222C is 9 metres.
Cure Marker no 222 C
222C (1921) is placed about 2 metres above the ground due to the door.
to the corner of the building is about 140 cm.
marker is located a few cm inside the hole.
of marker 222C. Distance to marker 223 is 7.5 metres.
Cure Marker no 223
223 (1863) is the most well-known La Cure marker. This is the third
turning point in La Cure. The stone is of the same type as the old marker
221, but painted in red colour. Photographed towards west and
French marker side has the old French eagle from the Imperial Coat of arms of France (18521870).
Distance to marker 223A is 15.6 metres.
The building south of
marker 223 is slightly divided by the boundary. This building also
houses hotel rooms of the Hotel Arbez, but here all rooms are
located on the Swiss side.
Cure Marker no 223 A
223A was not visited, but according to the border map it is located on the
northern side of the hotel annex. Photo: Google Earth.
marker 223A and marker 224 the boundary runs along a stone wall. Distance
to marker 224 is 412 metres.
Cure Marker no 224
224 (1863) is of the same type as the old 221 marker and the 223 marker.
It is also the forth and the last turning point in La Cure. From marker
224 the boundary again seems to divide a building slightly. Distance
to marker 225 is about 412 metres.