Temple of protestants, French Heritage monument to Pamproux

After six years of disputes between the City Council and the factory of the Church concerning its location, the work of the temple was built in 1837 and 1838 by Alexandre Perrain son, master Mason at Saint-Maixent, on plans of Bizard, architect voyer in Melle, on a portion of the field from the cure. In 1852, work to complete the temple: adding a sacristy, a forum, preparation of a panelled ceiling construction made by Pierre Marteau, eldest son, charpentier in Melle, a quote by the same architect. In 1878 and 1893, repairs to the cover to the sealed rangetop, the zinc works. In 1923, after the collapse of the pediment, restoration by Gustave Foisseau, Pamproux contractor on a project of consolidation and rehabilitation, prepared by Martineau, architect in Poitiers

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Temple of protestants
(Temple of protestants, pamproux)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Temple of protestants, After six years of disputes between the City Council and the factory of the Church concerning its location, the work of the temple was built in 1837 and 1838 (...) Temple of protestants, French Heritage monument to Pamproux pamproux, deux sevres

Location and general information

  • identifier : 130235
  • item : Temple de Protestants
  • Location of the building :
    • Poitou-Charentes
    • Deux-Sèvres
    • Pamproux
  • Address : place de la Mairie
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 79201
  • Zip code of the municipality : 79800
  • Order in the communal list : 50
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : temple
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 5 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 2nd quarter 19th century
    • 3rd quarter 19th century
    • 20th century
    • 1st quarter 20th century
  • Investigation : 1973
  • Date taken into account : 1991/02/20

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • coating
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 4 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • pinion discovered
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is hollow tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'paneling of coverage'
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • No information about decoration.
  • 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 :
    • 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 : public property
  • Picture : fbf87b9e8a672df078045e3ad223d9b6.jpg
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Pon Charlotte
    • Renaud Geneviève
  • Mérimée reference : IA00065883

Men involved in this construction

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