Priory of Fontevristes, French Heritage monument to Chiche

Construction 14th century (?). Recovery in the 16th century. Dependent on the Abbey of Fontevrault. Frequently misspelled name 'Pirelé'

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Priory of Fontevristes

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Priory of Fontevristes, Construction 14th century (?). Recovery in the 16th century. Dependent on the Abbey of Fontevrault. Frequently misspelled name 'Pirelé' (...) Priory of Fontevristes, French Heritage monument to Chiche chiche, deux sevres

Location and general information

  • identifier : 129352
  • item : Prieuré de Fontevristes
  • Location of the building :
    • Poitou-Charentes
    • Deux-Sèvres
    • Chiché
  • Place name : Pierlay
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 79088
  • Zip code of the municipality : 79350
  • Order in the communal list : 24
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : priory
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : remains

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 14th century
    • 16th century
  • Investigation : 1986
  • Date taken into account : 1987 AVANT

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 2 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • stone
    • coating
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 2 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is hollow tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'ribbed vault'
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • Stairs : 3 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • spiral staircase
    • spiral staircase without a day
    • stairs in work-
  • 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

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas : 5 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • court
    • agricultural portions
    • chapel
    • by
    • share
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • This building has been assigned the following use : farm

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : private property
  • Mérimée reference : IA00043689

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional de Poitou-Charentes - Service chargé de l'inventaire102, Grand'Rue - BP 553 86020 Poitiers Cedex - 05.49.36.30.30


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