Church, French Heritage monument to Oradour fanais

Time the Middle Ages: Parish church of Saint Martin's day, built out of granite has large apparatus, like the greatest number of those of the Limousin: plan in cross-section, length of approximately 24 bills of quantities, and broad of 7 bills of quantities. The apse and the cupola, which are partly destroy, could belong to the XII E century. The capitals of a side door and those of the windows are out of calcareous stone; let us modillons out of granite, of a coarse work which could be X E century. Vaults in skirting, as with the majority of the churches of this district which misses stones limestones.

Source: Memories - archaeological and histoirque Company of Charente by archaeological and historical Company of Charente 1864.

Crédit photo : (Church, oradour fanais)

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Church, « Church » is a construction of the city of Oradour fanais (France, Charente). Church, French Heritage monument to Oradour fanais oradour fanais, charente

Location and general information

  • identifier : 18082
  • item : Eglise
  • Location of the building :
    • Poitou-Charentes
    • Charente
    • Oradour-Fanais
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 16249
  • Zip code of the municipality : 16500
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : church
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 11th century
    • 4th quarter 11th century
  • Date of protection : 1921/08/22 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/10/27

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • We do not have this information.
  • 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 :
    • No information about typology.
  • 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 : owned by the 1992 municipality
  • Details : Eglise : classement par arrêté du 22 août 1921
  • Mérimée reference : PA00104448

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Description of this building by JOJO 4/9 :

Eglise St-Martin d'Oradour-Fanais (Charente).

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