Monumental crosses, French Heritage monument to Mars

Three crosses are iron, raised on a plinth in granite and trachyte
* their decor is iron or cast iron insert. Two crosses are wooden, whose one resting on a basement masonry. The town of March, whose population is predominantly Protestant, keeps five monumental cross, which established four in the hamlet of Saint-Romain, around the parish church. The fifth cross is isolated to the northeast of the municipality. Except the mission cross, dated 1872, the other crosses are of the 20th century, one of them is dated 1922.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Monumental crosses

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

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Location and general information

  • identifier : 7392
  • item : croix monumentales
  • Location of the building :
    • Rhône-Alpes
    • Mars
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 7151
  • Zip code of the municipality : 07320
  • Order in the communal list : 13
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 3 names :
    • monument
    • monumental cross
    • cross
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 3 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 2nd quarter 19th century
    • 20th century
  • Investigation : 1998
  • Date taken into account : 2003/06/23

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 4 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • wood
    • iron
    • granite
    • trachyte
  • 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 :
    • No information about decoration.
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology :
    • The only information on the typology 'Latin cross'
  • 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 : formerly common of: saint-romain-le-Désert public property of cultural heritage, region Rhône-alpes Rhône-alpes region type
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Hartmann-Nussbaum Simone
    • Sauzade Lionel
  • Mérimée reference : IA07000044

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