Eglise Saint Saturnin - Vallon Pont d'Arc, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege
N 44° 24.483 E 004° 23.665
31T E 611026 N 4918141
Quick Description: a small church in the center of Vallon Pont d'Arc. une petite église dans le centre de Vallon pont d'Arc.
Location: Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France
Date Posted: 12/10/2020 12:07:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM13GJK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
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Long Description:
En source petit Patrimoine:
There was first on this place a Saint Saturnin chapel built by a lord of the place in gratitude for having returned safe and sound from the first crusade. After the Hundred Years War, the village was built around the chapel. Having become narrow, the chapel will be replaced by a Romanesque church. But this one will undergo the assaults of the Protestants and will be almost entirely destroyed, from the beginning of the wars of religion. There is no more Catholic worship in Vallon between 1560 and 1621. Between 1862 and 1866, the current church will be built, partly on the foundations of the early Romanesque church.

Fr source petit Patrimoine :
Il y eut d'abord sur ce lieu une chapelle Saint Saturnin construite par un seigneur des lieux en remerciement d'être revenu sain et sauf de la première croisade. Après la guerre de cent ans, le village se construit autour de la chapelle. Devenue étroite, la chapelle sera remplacée par une église romane. Mais celle-ci va subir les assauts des protestants et sera presque entièrement détruite, dès le début des guerres de religion. Il n'y a plus de culte catholique à Vallon entre 1560 et 1621. Entre 1862 et 1866, l'église actuelle sera édifiée, en partie sur les fondations de l'église romane primitive.

Petit Patrimoine
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1866

Age of Church building determined by?: Other reliable source

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: catholic

Street address of Church:
6 place de l'église
Vallon Pont d Arc, Auvergne Rhone Alpes France
07150


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If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Not listed

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Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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