11 juin 2007

Menhir of Chassagne

This menhir forms part in my opinion of a long linear series started towards Loubaresse, where the three menhirs of Foujichi are. This alignment contrasts with the insulation of the majority of the raised stones of the cantal. That of Chassagne avoided the destruction of little, being posed on the layout of the Clermont-Montpellier motorway… Unfortunately, two other menhirs lying did not have this chance. It measures 2 m 80 and had been hidden of a third. It was thus moved, on the surface of motorway... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Holy vault Madeleine de Massiac

Overhanging the vacuum of a cliff of basaltic organ to the top of the town of Massiac, the vault of holy Madeleine, only vestige of the castle-extremely built by the family of Mercoeur to the XII ème century. With the foot of cliff, under the vault, a source is still famous for the diseases occulaires. And is to me opinion that under the vault still a cave is…. There was at this place an old solar worship, whose cave could make the parèdre. The vault was inside the enclosure of the castle. It has a porch ... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Church Saint Andre de Massiac, black virgin of Country cottage

The church, founded at the time Romance, was several times plundered or set fire to (1379 and 1446). Its oldest parts are the southern bedside and door, the remainder having been altered or rebuilt in 1870. In itself, this church has only few attractions. Except… The statue of the virgin of Country cottage, found in the holy vault Madeleine. (see the Holy vault madeleine). It has all the characteristics of a black virgin. And in with the force. What a marvellous beauty! ... [Lire la suite]
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