Église Sainte-Eulalie - Champniers (Charente), France
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N 45° 42.917 E 000° 12.334
31T E 282515 N 5066212
Quick Description: [EN] In the 12th century, the parish church Sainte-Eulalie is built on the foundations of an older church. [FR] Au XIIème siècle, l’église paroissiale Sainte-Eulalie est construite sur les fondations d’une église plus ancienne.
Location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Date Posted: 7/18/2018 2:00:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMYRRB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:

Romanesque church of the 12th century The two arms of the transept are vaulted in cradle The central part supporting an octagonal bell tower is vaulted in dome

The apsidioles are vaulted at the end of the oven, as well as the apse. The nave dates from the 14th century. The Romanesque facade was rebuilt in the same style at the end of the 19th century.

Lateral passages connect the nave and the apse with the transept, a rare device in the department. In the 15th century, a chapel was contiguous to the north. "

Sources : The Church

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"Eglise romane du 12e siècle. Les deux bras du transept sont voûtés en berceau. La partie centrale supportant un clocher octogonal est voûtée en coupole.

Les absidioles sont voûtées en cul de four, ainsi que l'abside. La nef date du 14e siècle. La façade romane a été reconstruite dans le même style à la fin du 19e siècle.

Des passages latéraux mettent en communication la nef et l'abside avec le transept, dispositif rare dans le département. Au 15e siècle, une chapelle a été accolée au nord."

Sources : L’Eglise

Web site proof of Romanesque features: [Web Link]

Date of origin: 12th century / XIIème siècle

Type of building (structure): Church

Address:
Le Bourg Champniers, Charente France 16430


Architect(s) if known: Not listed

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