Parish Saint-Cyr, Sainte-Julitte Church, French Heritage monument to Escurolles

In 984, donation of the Church Saint-Cyr at the Abbey of Cluny by Ermengard
* then construction of the Romanesque building in several campaigns, in the 11th century: the 3 spans of the nave and the 2 aisles
* in the 12th century: the transept, the choir and the 2 apsidioles preceded by a right span porch surmounted by a belfry. in 1535 it is said under the patronage of Saint-Cyr and Sainte-Julitte, patronage that she kept subsequently
* construction of the sacristy between 1731 and 1778
* in 1794, demolition of the large Tower and its spire, the small Tower on the porch is preserved
* in 1908, work was undertaken by the architect Percilly to address the poor state of the Church: replacement of the vaults, demolition of the steeple and removal of the porch, rebuilt West front

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Parish Saint-Cyr, Sainte-Julitte Church
(Parish Saint-Cyr, Sainte-Julitte Church, escurolles)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Parish Saint-Cyr, Sainte-Julitte Church, In 984, donation of the Church Saint-Cyr at the Abbey of Cluny by Ermengard; then construction of the Romanesque building in several campaigns, in the 11th (...) Parish Saint-Cyr, Sainte-Julitte Church, French Heritage monument to Escurolles 12 escurolles, allier

Location and general information

  • identifier : 3407
  • item : Eglise paroissiale Saint-Cyr, Sainte-Julitte
  • Location of the building :
    • Auvergne
    • Allier
    • Escurolles
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 3109
  • Zip code of the municipality : 03110
  • Order in the communal list : 12
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • church
    • parish church
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : restored

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • We have no information on the time of construction of this monument.
  • Year : 1908
  • Investigation : 1976
  • Date of protection : 1927 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1990/09/21

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 4 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • ashlar
    • stone
    • sandstone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 6 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • pavilion roof
    • shed
    • saddleback roof
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) : 2 elements in the composition of the hedge, among them we noted
    • hollow tile
    • mechanical tile
  • Other about the composition roofs : 5 modes of coverage are listed
    • dome fallopian
    • barrel vault semicircular
    • cul-de-four
    • barrel vault
    • half-barrel vault
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 3 vessels
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building : 3 forms of decoration are present
    • stained glass
    • sculpture
    • painting
  • Representation : 10 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • geometric ornament
    • bird
    • cross
    • Christ
    • human head
    • horse
    • sun
    • human being
    • tree
    • eagle
  • Typology : The typology consists of 4 elements
    • gable dominating the apse
    • corbels chip
    • diamond points
    • cupola on horn pad
  • 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 :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other : 8 various other information are available
    • subject type support: capitals
    • subject type winding
    • subject type chip
    • subject type praying
    • subject type diamond
    • support: vault of the apse public property subject type: christ in Majesty
    • support: vault of the apse public property type paint
    • support: vault of the apse public property type support: vault of the apse public property
  • Picture : 292609d7e7b6e0fd66539fd3b23b6ca5.jpg
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Roger de Gardelle Anne-Marie
    • Travers A.
  • Mérimée reference : IA00063527

Men involved in this construction


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