Church parish Saint-Aubin, French Heritage monument to Retheuil

The choir and the North Chapel are vaulted with warheads
* a barrel-vaulted covers the lower level of the Tower, a false broken vaulted South aisle
* the Bell Tower is completed by an arrow masonry parish church built in the 4th quarter of the 11th century and completed in the 12th century (North Chapel and West Portal)
* the choir, the nave and the north aisle are repeated in the 1st half of the 16th century
* the parish priest Charles de Laon made build the outside stairs of the Bell Tower, at the beginning of the 4th quarter of the 17th century
* a vestry was added in the 18th or 19th century

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Church parish Saint-Aubin
Crédit photo : (Church parish Saint-Aubin, retheuil)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Church parish Saint-Aubin, The choir and the North Chapel are vaulted with warheads; a barrel-vaulted covers the lower level of the Tower, a false broken vaulted South aisle; the Bell (...) Church parish Saint-Aubin, French Heritage monument to Retheuil retheuil, aisne

Location and general information

  • identifier : 2507
  • item : Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Aubin
  • Location of the building :
    • Aisne
    • Retheuil
  • Address : rue de l'Eglise
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 2644
  • Zip code of the municipality : 02600
  • Order in the communal list : 4
  • 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 :
    • We have no information on the time of construction of this monument.
  • Investigation : 1985
  • Date of protection : 1919 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1991/03/08

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 2 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • average unit
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 9 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • polygonal hipped
    • tied
    • gable roof
    • shed
    • pinion discovered
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) : 2 elements in the composition of the hedge, among them we noted
    • flat tile
    • limestone cover
  • Other about the composition roofs : 3 modes of coverage are listed
    • ribbed vault
    • barrel vault
    • false barrel vault
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 3 vessels
  • Stairs : 4 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • spiral staircase
    • masonry
    • spiral staircase without a day
    • staircase off-work
  • Decoration of the building : 3 forms of decoration are present
    • stained glass
    • sculpture
    • carpentry
  • Representation : 10 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • volute
    • acanthus
    • geometric ornament
    • hook
    • bird
    • cross
    • head
    • star
    • fantastic animal
    • grenade
  • Typology :
    • The only information on the typology 'pinion discovered'
  • Plan :
    • Plan Type 'elongated plane'

Monument and history of the place

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas :
    • a constituent part in this construction : enclosure
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other : 22 various other information are available
    • subject type scrolls
    • subject type geometric ornament
    • subject type foliage
    • subject type support: gargoyles
    • subject type flower
    • subject type acanthus leaves and pomegranates
    • subject type support: keystones of the choir
    • subject type stars swirls and rope
    • subject type support: Southern capital of the triumphal arch
    • topic type 2 halves below of a head
    • subject type support: North tent of the triumphal arch
    • subject type hooks
    • subject type support: tent by the North Chapel
    • subject type support: keystone of the North Chapel
    • topic type string
    • subject type birds
    • subject type support: capitals of the Bell Tower
    • subject type heads
    • subject type support: modillions of the Bell Tower
    • subject type bird and fabulous animal
    • support: top of the façade of the Church owned subject type: cross
    • support: top of the façade of the Church public property type support: top of the façade of the Church public property
  • Author of the survey MH : Riboulleau Christiane
  • Mérimée reference : IA00067109

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