11 juin 2007

Roussas

Nested around a escarpé rock piton, Roussas carries the traces of a past which goes up with antiquity. Old defensive village, perched on its rock piton, it remains the ruins of a castle of the XII ème century and some religious buildings. To go up there, it is necessary to circumvent the hill of Majeyras. There the site of an old place of devotion in Saint-Joseph is.
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11 juin 2007

The Saint Raphaël's church in Solérieux

Solérieux is only one very small village made sleepy with the sun, posed in a plain, which gathers some beautiful houses, of the barns in ruin and some farms still in life.Isolated and far from the large axes, agricultural and without claim, one would forget it if it did not conceal a rare pearl, the church Saint Raphaël.Founded by Templiers, this church is a wonder of the wonders, a pure Romance style of Provence of the XII ème century, without any addition nor modification. It was built at some distance from the old... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The old monastery of Saint-Pierre and the church Saint-Blaise

This old church, originally under the term of Our-Lady-of-churches, was the seat of a priory depend on the abbey of Cluny and was ruined as of the end of the XIV ème century.This site, désservi by an old way, of Pontaujard with Nyons, was occupied as of the ancient time. Excavations showed the width of the building (tois naves of four spans, bedside with tois apses) which replaced with the XI ème and XII ème centuries a older church. Rupestral tombs were dug in the rock, overhanging the site.
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11 juin 2007

The Saint-Vincent vault with the cemetery of Grignan

The oldest monument of Grignan. From primitive Romance style, the vault dates from the XI ème century. Its so pure frontage as well as the regularity of its construction in small apparatus, make a remarkable building of it.In this cemetery existed formerly two churches, dependent since 1105 on the abbey of Tournus: Notre-Dame, destroyed, belonged to the diocese of Saint-Paul-three-castles and Saint Vincent with the diocese of Die.Mentioned in a bubble of the pope Pascal II, April 24, 1105, it depended on the priory... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Our-lady of Béconne, the Rock-saint-Secrecy

Our-lady of Béconne to the Rock-saint-Secrecy is also called Notre-Dame of the dent. With the Middle Ages, it is the seat of a parish of the diocese of Die.The church is surrounded by a cemetery and offers a remarkable sight on the ruins of the castle of Béconne. Considered for its miraculous cures, it became a place of pélerinage: many a ex-votos is deposited there.The church dates from the XIV ème century. The single nave, decorated in the east and north with one liter funerary to the weapons with the Lords with Vesc,... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Our-Lady-of-the-Calle in Dieulefit

Mentioned since 1031 in “Gallia Christiana” like a vault of the “vicaria” of Comps, NotreDame-of-the-Calle in Dieulefit, in ruin for a few centuries, has been in the cemetery, in the west of the city. Built on a Gallo-Roman site, it presents nothing any more but some sections of wall in small apparatus, covered with ivy. In the east, the vestiges of the Romance church rest on older walls, between which one discovered parts of marble coating in “opus sectile”, and tombs concealing of the armours, probably those of... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Saint-Pierre of Vesc

“Vaiesch” in 1113, “Vaiesco” in 1409 (of Latin “episcopatum” which gave as old French “evesquet”), Vesc is an old stronghold of the bishops of Die. The Saint-Pierre church is that of a concerning priory abbey of Cruas in Vivarais.  Romance building, it remains only the nave and the Western frontage: a nave of three spans, letting appear, outside, in the southernmost frontage, wrenchings of the buttresses and the two bays in semicircular arch, sealed today, which lit the second and third spans, the first, longer,... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The church Saint-Jean-Baptist of Crupies

Established on a Gallo-Roman site above the course of Roubion, it appears in the texts in 1107, but its origin is much older (perhaps this was a baptismal church), as the fragments employed again above the door prove it. Y are carved in flat part of the branches of vine, with the very cut out sheets, that picore a bird, work préroman, even pre-Carolingian. Church depending on the priory of Bourdeaux, itself depend on the Benedictine abbey of Savigny, close to Arbresle (the Rhone), the building was in ruins after the... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The Saint-Vincent's church of Taulignan

The church is that of a priory depend on the abbey of Ruf Saint. It is mentioned since 1119 in a cartulaire of Die. With the XVI ème century, it receives the title of parochial, in the place of Saint hones, ruined. Saint Vincent is installed with summon borough of origin castrale organized in a concentric way around the castle and destroyed with the revolution.The church was partly rebuilt with the XV ème century and at the time modern.  It includes/understands a single nave and two spans, as well as a transept... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The temple of Taulignan

A first temple is built in Taulignan in 1601 pennies the reign of Henri IV. It is destroyed into 1684 little before the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes. Nearly two centuries later, in 1868, is built out the ramparts the current temple.Architecture in rotunda touched only one reduced number of temples, of which some in Provence.It is the time when the shapes of the churches reformed evolve/move, sometimes semicircular, octagonal or round.
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