The Cuvereaux family Funeral Chapel, French Heritage monument to Laon

Funeral Chapel built in the 3rd quarter of the 19th century for two children below age.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

the Cuvereaux family Funeral Chapel
(the Cuvereaux family Funeral Chapel, laon)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

the Cuvereaux family Funeral Chapel, « the Cuvereaux family Funeral Chapel » is a construction of the city of Laon (France, Aisne). The Cuvereaux family Funeral Chapel, French Heritage monument to Laon 96 laon, aisne

Location and general information

  • identifier : 1944
  • item : chapelle funéraire de la famille Cuvereaux
  • Location of the building :
    • Aisne
    • Laon
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 2408
  • Zip code of the municipality : 02000
  • Order in the communal list : 96
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • chapel
    • funeral chapel
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 3rd quarter 19th century
  • Investigation : 1992
  • Date taken into account : 1992/12/14

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • ashlar
    • stone
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is limestone cover
  • 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 : 2 forms of decoration are present
    • stained glass
    • melting
  • Representation : 4 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • geometric ornament
    • symbol funeral
    • wing
    • hourglass
  • Dimensions : 373 h ; 200 la ; 216 pr
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

Monument and history of the place

  • Building containing : dans le cimetière Saint-Just
  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • 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 : 4 various other information are available
    • subject type hourglass and cast iron wings
    • subject type support: porte de la chapelle
    • support: stained glass window of the chapel private property subject type: geometric ornament
    • support: stained glass window of the chapel private property type support: stained glass window of the chapel private property
  • Picture : 486be620cf52b21c5a12eb7a7dddfb53.jpg
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Plouvier Martine
    • Demetz Bernadette
    • Souchon Cécile
  • Mérimée reference : IA00077075

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