Church parish Saint Nicolas, French Heritage monument to Bassac

The two bays of the nave were vaulted warheads, the span under Bell Tower covered by a dome
* only remains the basis of the North wall Church was built in the 2nd half of the 12th century
* raised in the 15th century
* sold during the French revolution and destroyed in 1873
* two capitals are used as base of statue in the nave of the Church Abbey Church saint Etienne

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Church parish Saint Nicolas
(Church parish Saint Nicolas, bassac)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Church parish Saint Nicolas, The two bays of the nave were vaulted warheads, the span under Bell Tower covered by a dome; only remains the basis of the North wall Church was built in the (...) Church parish Saint Nicolas, French Heritage monument to Bassac bassac, charente

Location and general information

  • identifier : 15797
  • item : Eglise Paroissiale Saint Nicolas
  • Location of the building :
    • Poitou-Charentes
    • Charente
    • Bassac
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 16032
  • Zip code of the municipality : 16120
  • Order in the communal list : 6
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • church
    • parish church
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : remains

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 3 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 12th century
    • Second half 12th century
    • 15th century
  • Investigation : 1985
  • Date taken into account : 1989/02/09

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • ashlar
    • stone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 3 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • pavilion roof
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is hollow tile
  • Other about the composition roofs : 3 modes of coverage are listed
    • ribbed vault
    • barrel vault
    • cupola
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • Stairs : 3 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • spiral staircase
    • staircase half-off-work
    • spiral staircase without a day
  • Decoration of the building :
    • The decor consists of 'sculpture'
  • Representation :
    • the only ornament listed is 'ornamental plant'
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • 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 : 2 various other information are available
    • subject type palmettes
    • subject type support: capitals public property
  • Picture : 50cd3eb231f7c11b903e3e5e1453ae88.jpg
  • Author of the survey MH : Renaud Geneviève
  • Mérimée reference : IA00049628

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