Monumental cross, French Heritage monument to Pothieres

Cross monumental early 1st quarter 19th century or late 3rd quarter 19th century. inscription on the base of the Bole: A honour of STE MATHIE
* on the posterior side of the basement: A honour of ST MATR AMEN
* on the front of the basement: has the DEVOTION of DMEGO year VTRAE NEGRIFON 1803
* the third digit of this date is little readable: it can be also 1863
* not photographed cross: drum and cross of circular section

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Monumental cross
Crédit photo : (Monumental cross, pothieres)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Monumental cross, Cross monumental early 1st quarter 19th century or late 3rd quarter 19th century. inscription on the base of the Bole: A honour of STE MATHIE; on the posterior (...) Monumental cross, French Heritage monument to Pothieres pothieres, cote d'or

Location and general information

  • identifier : 27718
  • item : croix monumentale
  • Location of the building :
    • Bourgogne
    • Côte-d'Or
    • Pothières
  • Place name : Source de Ramousseau
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 21499
  • Zip code of the municipality : 21400
  • Order in the communal list : 12
  • 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 :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 19th century
  • Investigation : 1973
  • Date taken into account : 1993/09/08

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • ashlar
    • stone
  • 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 :
    • the only ornament listed is 'crown of thorns'
  • Dimensions : 385 h ; 66 la ; 66 pr
  • 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 : property of the municipality
  • Author of the survey MH : Hugonnet Claudine
  • Mérimée reference : IA00096145

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional de Bourgogne - Service chargé de l'inventaireHôtel Chartraire de Montigny - 39/41, rue Vannerie 21000 Dijon -

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Photo de Michel Massé est l'image principale de cette notice.

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Michel Massé says of the history of this building :

Une légende voudrait que sa troupe de moutons étant assoifée, la bergère piqua sa houlette en terre et la source jaillit

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