Chapel of the Visitation, French Heritage monument to Crocq

Building entirely rebuilt in the 19th century
* on the basis of a 15th-century building destroyed. This Chapel, originally outside the wall was called: Chapel of the cemetery of 1612 to 1741 (the ancient cemetery of Crocq was around this Chapel before being transferred, in 1834, behind the old Citadel, at a place called the Rochat)
* Chapel of our Lady of good help from 1748 to 1752
* Chapel of the cemetery from 1755 to 1767
* Chapel of merchants in 1762
* Chapel of our Lady of the Visitation from 1768.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Chapel of the Visitation
(Chapel of the Visitation, crocq)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Chapel of the Visitation, Building entirely rebuilt in the 19th century; on the basis of a 15th-century building destroyed. This Chapel, originally outside the wall was called: Chapel (...) Chapel of the Visitation, French Heritage monument to Crocq crocq, creuse

Location and general information

  • identifier : 32786
  • item : Chapelle de la Visitation
  • Location of the building :
    • Limousin
    • Crocq
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 23069
  • Zip code of the municipality : 23260
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : chapel
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • We have no information on the time of construction of this monument.
  • Investigation : 1986
  • Date taken into account : 1987 AVANT

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • ashlar
    • stone
    • granite
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 4 different types :
    • polygonal spire
    • rump
    • pinion discovered
    • pinion
  • Materials (roofing) : 2 elements in the composition of the hedge, among them we noted
    • flat tile
    • mechanical tile
  • Other about the composition roofs : 2 modes of coverage are listed
    • ribbed vault
    • barrel vault
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • 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 :
    • The only information on the typology 'tower wall'
  • 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 :
    • other Information : private property
  • Picture : 4ebc22ad39874da4b3c477a0c54d186e.jpg
  • Mérimée reference : IA00030934

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Chapel of the Visitation, French Heritage monument to Crocq. Picture of Lumière du matin
Chapelle de la Visitation, crocq
Description of this building by Lumière du matin :

  Elle date du XIIème siècle. Achetée en 1796, par le Comte Joseph Cornudet, restaurée et transformée en crypte familiale en 1857.

  Donnée à la commune en 1989.

  A l'extérieur, il faut remarquer sous la corniche les modillons, le clocheton couvert en bardeaux de châtaignier est l'ancienne lanterne des morts du cimetière qui jouxtait la chapelle.

  A l'intérieur, le triptyque de Saint-Eloi (XVIème siècle), classé monument historique. Les tableaux de la Vierge à l'enfant, de l'annonciation et de la nativité sont inscrits à l'inventaire supplémentaire.

source: Association pour la sauvegarde du vieux Crocq et de son environnement - Crocq (23)

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Chapel of the Visitation, French Heritage monument to Crocq. Picture of Lumière du matin
Chapelle de la Visitation, crocq

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