Chapelle Saint-Jacques, French Heritage monument to Merleac

Flag on the tower roof. Vaults of warheads on the West Gate and the North Gate. Chapel built at the beginning of the 14th century to the Rohan: in 1317 the chapel came to be built. Completion of the construction at the end of the 14th century. The canopy of the choir is the date 1402. The paintings of the roofing boards and interior walls date from the beginning of the 15th century
* There is the arms of the Rohan repeated 9 times on the arches of the nave. Extensive restoration in 1864 (cover, panelling, glass) under the direction of Geslin de Bourgogne, the M.H. Inspector for 14295 F. The tracery of the mistress-glass was restored by Yves Hernot in 1865 (historical works). Restore to coverage of the M.H. 1980

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Chapelle Saint-Jacques

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Chapelle Saint-Jacques, Flag on the tower roof. Vaults of warheads on the West Gate and the North Gate. Chapel built at the beginning of the 14th century to the Rohan: in 1317 the (...) Chapelle Saint-Jacques, French Heritage monument to Merleac merleac, cotes d'armor

Location and general information

  • identifier : 30405
  • item : chapelle Saint-Jacques
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Côtes-d'Armor
    • Merléac
  • Place name : Saint-Léon
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 22149
  • Zip code of the municipality : 22460
  • Order in the communal list : 3
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : chapel
  • State : The building had 2 different states :
    • restored
    • disrepair

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • We have no information on the time of construction of this monument.
  • Years :
    • 1317
    • 1864
  • Investigation : 1996
  • Date of protection : 1908/12/01 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1997/10/07

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 6 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • ashlar
    • combination device
    • stone
    • granite
    • schist
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 5 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • pavilion roof
    • pinion discovered
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • Other about the composition roofs : 2 modes of coverage are listed
    • ribbed vault
    • paneling of coverage
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 3 vessels
  • Stairs : 3 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • spiral staircase
    • spiral staircase without a day
    • steps in implementing
  • Decoration of the building : 3 forms of decoration are present
    • stained glass
    • sculpture
    • painting
  • Representation :
    • the only ornament listed is 'coat of arms'
  • Typology :
    • The only information on the typology 'tower side.'
  • 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 Information : support type arches of the nave (repeated 9 times). property of the municipality
  • Author of the survey MH : Ducouret Jean-Pierre
  • Mérimée reference : IA22000026

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional de Bretagne - Service chargé de l'inventaireHôtel de Blossac - 6, rue du Chapitre 35044 Rennes Cedex -

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