Pré aux Laines/Wollendries

   The Pré aux Laines ("wool meadow") was situated adjacent to eastern sections of the second town wall and was used by weavers and drapers as the site for drying wool. It was located close by the Gross Tour ("great tower"), which was dubbed the Wollendries Tour and that stood opposite the church of the Carmes dechaussés.

Historical Dictionary of Brussels. .

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  • Rue aux Laines — Hôtel de Lannoy, 13 rue aux Laines La rue aux Laines (néerlandais «Wolstraat») à Bruxelles va de la place du Sablon à la rueHéger Bordet, où elle se termine en cul de sac face à l institut Jules Bordet. Au Moyen Âge, la rue aux Laines était… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Wollendries —    See Pré aux Laines …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

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