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Eglise Saint-Hilaire - Surin, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
N 46° 04.655 E 000° 22.240
31T E 296692 N 5106028
Quick Description: [EN] In 1883, it was the oldest Romanesque church in the country, and one of the few buildings of the eleventh century still preserved. [FR] En 1883, elle était la plus ancienne des églises romanes de la contrée, et l’un des rares édifices du XIè siècle encore conservé.
Location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Date Posted: 2/14/2019 10:13:22 AM
Waymark Code: WM102TM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
Views: 1

Long Description:

"A church under the patronage of St. Peter's already existed in the eighth century.The original church 24 meters long and 8 meters wide ended with a square apse.

In 1883, it was the oldest Romanesque church in the country, and one of the few buildings of the twelfth century still preserved. As a result of its poor condition, it was decided in 1883 to rebuild it with its original materials. In 1895 is undertaken the construction of the bell tower. The construction of the vault made of plastered plaster was completed in 1901.

Part of the portal of the church is registered with the historical monuments in 1935. One finds elements of the primitive church in the portal, columns, and capitals carved in the nave on both sides of the choir. The church had, outside, a seigniorial liter. "

Sources : The Church

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"Une église sous le patronage de Saint-Pierre existait déjà au VIIIè siècle. L’église primitive de 24 mètres de long et 8 mètres de large s’achevait par une abside carrée.

En 1883, elle était la plus ancienne des églises romanes de la contrée, et l’un des rares édifices du XIIè siècle encore conservé. Conséquence de son mauvais état, il fut décidé en 1883 de la réédifier avec ses matériaux d’origines. En 1895 est entrepris la construction du clocher. La réalisation de la voûte en voliges recouvertes de plâtre est achevée en 1901.

Une partie du portail de l’église est inscrit aux monuments historiques en 1935. On retrouve des éléments de l’église primitive dans le portail, colonnes, et chapiteaux sculptés dans la nef de part et d’autre du chœur. L’église avait, à l’extérieur, une litre seigneuriale."

Sources : L’Eglise

Web site proof of Romanesque features: [Web Link]

Date of origin: 12 ème siècle

Type of building (structure): Church

Address:
Le Bourg Surin, Vienne France 86250


Architect(s) if known: Not listed

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