11 juin 2007

Vault Saint-Bonnet in Montmelas-Saint-Sorlin

The vault of Saint Bonnet, XIIème century, was a place of pélerinages for the cure of the drop and the headaches.  The bell-tower, very massive, rests on gantries in semicircular arch, integrated in masonry. Two Romance capitals decorate the door of entry. The church is with the abandonment, the openings are condemned by grids which make it possible to see the disaster inside. The door of entry is even built. Two roads lead to the headland where the vault is established.  One, while leaving on... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Priory of Saint Martin's day in Salles-Arbuissonas

The priory of Saint Martin's day de Salles was rested by the monks of Cluny towards 950. A first church is finished in 1100 of which there remains the apse and the cloister. The conventual buildings go back to 1150 and were increased in 1250. After 35O years of presence of the monks Benedictines, in fact the bénédictines settle there in 1301. At the beginning of XVème century, they make build the chapter house and carries which gives on the cloister. In 1647, the ladies bénédictines become rich seek to be freed from the... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Saint-Paul vault or Notre-Dame of the Penny in Lacenas

The vault dominates the castle of the Penny and the valley of Morgon. Built about the year 1100, it is a good example of the first Romanesque art. The gilded stone frontage presents the traces of two large arcs plug and a door in semicircular arch of Romance style clunisien of XVème century, framed by sober pilasters and posts. The small projecting blind arcades and the capitals of the two pillars reveal a Byzantine and Venetian influence. The nave is framed, and the bell-tower barlong dominates an arched ... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

The church of Chervinges in Gleizé

Gleizé with the chance to have a long history and a rich and diversified inheritance.This old ground of the Lords de Beaujeu, whose certain districts go up at the time Gallo-Roman, knew important modifications since XIème century, where some rural fields were established in a covered area of forests. It is necessary to await the arrival of the monks Benedictines in XVème century so that the village of Gleizé around its church is organized, located then in the valley of Morgon. In 1809, the commune of Chervinges is... [Lire la suite]
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11 juin 2007

Vault of Chevesne in Denicé

  We find the trace of the village of Denicé, as Daniceus, as of XIème century. The vault of Chevesne de Denicé dates from XIIème century. It was rebuilt in XVème and was restored recently by the Catelan architect. The decoration is of style Gothic blazing with gothic arches. It was a stage on the way of compostelle, and we find the mérelle one on the pediment. With the corner of the bell-tower, sculptures of human heads still in good condition.
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