Eglise Saint-Martin de Tayac - Dordogne, FRA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard
N 44° 56.632 E 001° 00.307
31T E 342619 N 4978650
Quick Description: A very fine version of a Fortified Romanesque church in the Vézère Valley.
Location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
Date Posted: 9/28/2018 12:27:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMZ8F3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
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Long Description:
Fortified Romanesque church at the end of the Middle Age with turrets and machicolation. At the south corner of the chevet, corbels were to support a watch-tower. Two stairs hidden in the walls and having their entrance at two meters from the ground, one of which leads to the platform above the bedside, which allows a surveillance of the surroundings. The other leads to the vault of the nave where the frame forms an immense vessel that can shelter a large multitude. Scalloped novel portal. Rectangular bedside table.
Web site proof of Romanesque features: [Web Link]

Date of origin: 13th century

Type of building (structure): Church

14 Rue de Tayac 24620 Les Eyzies-de-Tayac-Sireuil - France

Architect(s) if known: Not listed

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