to Antwerp. MALINES. 12. Route. 100
gers, with a Renaissance facade (4
house of the fishmon (
C and the so-called Lepelaer (I
p. li) restored in 1850
exquisite details in the Franco- Flemish style.
On the Quai aux Avoines or Haver- Werf (P1. B, 3), at the corner
of the Rue de la Grue, is the so-called Paradise, ‘wit th two painted
reliefs of the Fall and Expulsion from Eden; adjacent ( left) are
the Maison des Diables, a ine timber house of the 16th cent., and
st. Joseph House (No. 20), a stone structure of 1669.
‘rand-Pont we proceed straight on through the Marché-
ae ee \ which, to the right, is the Maison dela Grande-Arbaléte
(No. 8: Pl. 8, B, 4), or guild- house of the crossbowmen, a building
of the Se cent. with an pieean nt turret. The Rue Haute or Hoog-
straat leads on in the same direction to the twin towers of the Porte
a Bruzelles (P1. A, D); or ‘Overste Poort’, a solitary relic, rebuilt,
n the 17th cent., of the twelve ancient city -gates. — A little to
the S.E. is a bronze statue of Pierre van Beneden ( 1809-94; Pl. 10,
the naturalist, by Jules Lagae (1898). — From this point we
proceed to the N.E., via the Rue aux Herbes (Groenstraat) and the
Rue Milsen, to the church of —
Not DAME AU DELA DE LA Dyuz (Pl. B, 4; sacristan, Rue
aux He 5H), an ancient foundation (1255), rebuilt in the late-
Gothic style in the 15-17th cent. and recently well restored. A
chapel behind the high-altar contains Rubens’s *Miraculous Draught
yf Fishes (covered; 1 fr.), a richly-coloured picture, with wings,
ae in 1618 for the fishmongers’ guild, from whom the master
received 1600 florins for the work (about 90/.). On one of the wings
are Tee and the Angel, on the other St. Peter finding the money
in the fish’s mouth; outside are er, Andrew, James, and
John. Opposite, on the back of the high-altar, is Christ at Hm-
maus, a fine landscape by Corn. Huysmans. In the next chapel to
the left is a Temptation of St. Anthony by M. Cowie the Younger
1607). Over the baroque high-altar (1690) is a Last Supper by
E. Quellin. Pulpit by G. Kerrier (1748).
In the Rue d’Hanswyk, which continues the Rue Notre-Dame
to the is the attractive church of Norre Damm p Hanswyk
(Pl. 2 )), built in 4663-78 by L. Faid’herbe in the baroque style
on the site of an earlier Romanesque edifice. The ground-plan is
curiously similar to that of St. Gereon at Cologne. In the dome are
two large reliefs by L. Faid’ e
(1743-46), the confessionals by J. F. Boeckstuyns.
(p. 208). — 2. V a (7 M.) Rumpst to (AT M.) Antwerp (comp. p. 167) in the
one direction and to (45 M.) Lierre (p. 208) and (10 M.) Boom (p. 83) in the
other. — 3. To Peeietba (p. 208).
From Manines To Louvain, 151/.M., railway in 20-46 min. (fares 2 fr. 40,
1 fr. 60, :.). This line is part of the express route from Antwerp to Lou-
vain and ége. — The church of (01/2 M.) Boortmeerbeek contains a Tempta-
tion of St. Anthony by Teniers the Younger. From (7!/2 M.) Haecht steam-
tramways run vid Aerschot (p. 208) to Tiriemont (p 237) and vid Dieghem
The pulpit is by Th. Verhaeghen
4. From Malines to (12 M.) Heyst-op- den~- Berg
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