Wayside cross, French Heritage monument to Escurolles

Iron Cross with base in sandstone probably 1st half 19th century. resealed in 1960, date on the base

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

wayside cross

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

wayside cross, Iron Cross with base in sandstone probably 1st half 19th century. resealed in 1960, date on the base (...) Wayside cross, French Heritage monument to Escurolles 33 escurolles, allier

Location and general information

  • identifier : 3430
  • item : croix de chemin
  • Location of the building :
    • Auvergne
    • Allier
    • Escurolles
  • Place name : Chapelle (La)
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 3109
  • Zip code of the municipality : 03110
  • Order in the communal list : 33
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • Wayside Cross
    • cross
  • 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
    • First half 19th century
  • Investigation : 1975
  • Date taken into account : 1990/09/21

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 2 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • iron
    • sandstone
  • 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 'ironworks'
  • Representation : 2 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • geometric ornament
    • heart
  • Dimensions : 299 h
  • Typology :
    • The only information on the typology 'cross decorated with 4 patterns c ends terminated by windings'
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

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 :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other :
    • other Information : Subject: c winding public property subject type: c winding public property
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Roger de Gardelle Anne-Marie
    • Travers A.
  • Mérimée reference : IA00063541

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