Church Saint-Oyen, French Heritage monument to Meillonnas

Of medieval origin, the building has experienced a first reconstruction in the 17th century, followed by a large campaign of work between 1832 and 1840. The present building incorporates ancient elements, including the chapel of Jean de Corgenon (or Notre Dame) and that of the Holy Spirit. Each includes a mural decoration at the fresco in the 14th century, rediscovered in 1986 and partly cleared in 1997. The Lady chapel has been overcome to 1840 a new Bell Tower. Its wall is pierced a Gothic Bay was destroyed in the 19th century by the opening of a large arcade. The upper part of the remaining Bay has been bricked up, and surveys have allowed to glimpse at this location a continuation of the frescoes.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Church Saint-Oyen
(Church Saint-Oyen, meillonnas)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

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Location and general information

  • identifier : 252
  • item : Eglise Saint-Oyen
  • Location of the building :
    • Rhône-Alpes
    • Meillonnas
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 1241
  • Zip code of the municipality : 01370
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • church
    • parish church
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 6 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 14th century
    • Second half 14th century
    • 15th century
    • 17th century
    • 19th century
    • 2nd quarter 19th century
  • Years :
    • 1382
    • 1840
  • Date of protection : 2002/11/07 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 2003/06/16

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • We do not have this information.
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • any information about this construction.
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • The decor consists of 'painting'
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

Monument and history of the place

  • Interest of the building : Objets mobiliers protégés : peintures murales classées OM 11 04 1988 ; cloche en bronze classée OM 20 09 1943 ; divers objets inscrits OM.
  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • This element of the building is the subject of protection : interior
  • Constituent areas :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : owned by the municipality (2002
  • Picture : 95d46336632cdc7e8a7a20ff7efd4e06.jpg
  • Details : L' église en totalité (cad. F 117) : classement par arrêté du 7 novembre 2002
  • Mérimée reference : PA01000008

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Church Saint-Oyen, French Heritage monument to Meillonnas. Picture of pierre bastien
Eglise Saint-Oyen, meillonnas
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église St Oyen

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Church Saint-Oyen, French Heritage monument to Meillonnas. Picture of pierre bastien
Eglise Saint-Oyen, meillonnas
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

église St Oyen


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