Some parts of Bruges remained very rural until the second half of the 19th century. But the upcoming industry needed more and more labourers hence fields and meadows were replaced by rows of identical little houses. Old country roads and farmsteads remind us of a pastoral past.
Old farm buildings, Saint-Gilles
Bonne-Chière windmill, 1844.
St-Janshuis windmill, 1770
Old farmstead, Snaggaardstraat.