Abbey of Cistercians Notre-Dame, French Heritage monument to La flotte

Abbey founded between 1156 and 1179 by Isaac of l'Etoile and Jean de Trizay at the request of Elba de Mauléon Lord of Re
* burned in 1294
* probably rebuilt in the 14th century
* again burned in 1462
* restored late 15th century
* burned down in 1574 and since then left abandoned

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Abbey of Cistercians Notre-Dame
Crédit photo : (Abbey of Cistercians Notre-Dame, la flotte)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Abbey of Cistercians Notre-Dame, Abbey founded between 1156 and 1179 by Isaac of l'Etoile and Jean de Trizay at the request of Elba de Mauléon Lord of Re; burned in 1294; probably rebuilt in (...) Abbey of Cistercians Notre-Dame, French Heritage monument to La flotte la flotte, charente maritime

Location and general information

  • identifier : 20160
  • item : Abbaye de Cisterciens Notre-Dame
  • Location of the building :
    • Poitou-Charentes
    • Charente-Maritime
    • La Flotte
  • Place name : les Châtelliers
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 17161
  • Zip code of the municipality : 17630
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : abbey
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : remains

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • We have no information on the time of construction of this monument.
  • Investigation : 1986
  • Date of protection : 1925 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1987 AVANT

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • coating
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'ribbed vault'
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • The decor consists of 'sculpture'
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • Plan Type 'Latin cross plan'

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

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : capitals patterned plants owned by the municipality
  • Mérimée reference : IA00043158

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Abbaye de Cisterciens Notre-Dame, la flotte
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Abbaye de Cisterciens Notre-Dame, la flotte

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