Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture

1145: installation of a religious community. 1149: affiliation to the Cistercian order, by the Archbishop of Bourges, Pierre de la Chatre. 1181: mention of abbatia nova. 1225: consecration of the Church by Simon de Seuly. End of the 15th century: construction of new buildings and transformation of the old. 16th century: partial destruction of the abbey buildings. 1646: repair of the Church and the cloister, reconstruction of the dormitories. 1721-1726: complete reconstruction of the cloister, the convent buildings and the Western facade of the Church. 1791: as a national asset sale. 19th century: Abbey converted into farming and housing for the workers in Torteron plants and Feuillardes.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Fontmorigny Abbey
Crédit photo : (Fontmorigny Abbey, menetou couture)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Fontmorigny Abbey, 1145: installation of a religious community. 1149: affiliation to the Cistercian order, by the Archbishop of Bourges, Pierre de la Chatre. 1181: mention of (...) Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture menetou couture, cher

Location and general information

  • identifier : 22649
  • item : Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny
  • Location of the building :
    • Cher
    • Menetou-Couture
  • Place name : Fontmorigny
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 18143
  • Zip code of the municipality : 18320
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : abbey
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 8 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 12th century
    • 12th century 13th century limit
    • 13th century
    • 15th century
    • 4th quarter 15th century
    • 16th century
    • 18th century
    • 1st quarter 18th century
  • Years :
    • 1646
    • 1721
  • Dates of protection :
    • 1925/11/21 : inscrit MH
    • 1997/11/14 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/09/14

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 :
    • The decor consists of 'sculpture'
  • 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

  • Interest of the building : Classement 28 12 1984 et inscription 19 07 1995 (arrêtés) annulés.
  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :18 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • cellar
    • terrace
    • dwelling
    • cloister
    • archaeological site
    • hydraulic
    • channel
    • basement
    • convent building
    • bakery
    • church
    • bridge
    • abbatial
    • pool
    • ground
    • building
    • ARC
    • Abbatial
  • 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
    • property of a private person
    • owned by the 1992 municipality
  • Details : Ruines de l' abbaye, à l' exception des parties classées : inscription par arrêté du 21 novembre 1925 - Eléments en élévation et sols (cad. B 64 à 67, lieudit Fontmorigny, 740, 742, 744, lieudit Champ de l' Eglise) ainsi que le pont non cadastré franchissant le canal de fuite et portant le chemin rural du Champ de la Vigne : classement par arrêté du 14 novembre 1997
  • Mérimée reference : PA00096842

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Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture
Fontmorigny Abbey, French Heritage monument to Menetou couture. Picture of Pascal-Jean Rebillat Photographies
Abbaye Notre-Dame de Fontmorigny, menetou couture

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