11 juin 2007

The church Notre-Dame d' Agonges

The church of Agonges was built on a central mound, in the middle of a series of worked hillocks make of hand of man  or work observation posts of defense. Depending until the revolution of the diocese of Bourges, possession of the abbess of Saint-Menoux, this parish is mentioned for the first time in 1138 pennies the term “Sanctae Mariae de Agongis”. Built at the end of XIIth century and the beginning of XIIIth, the current building belongs to the Roman style of transition. Indeed, if it is Roman by its general... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Notre-Dame vault Of the Round of Chazeuil

On a monticule which skirts the Allier and the railroad, at some steps of the castle of Chazeuil, rise the antic chappel  of the Round, dating from XIth century. A legend is attached to it: a statue of the virgin appears first of all initially in the church of Agonges close to Souvigny. One day, the inhabitants wanted to replace it by a more elegant statue, and the first was relegated in an obscure corner. The following day, the ancien image of the virgin had taken again her throne of honor, while the new statue... [Lire la suite]
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