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, meillonnas)
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Eglise Saint-Oyen, meillonnas
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