Parish Church Saint-Germain, French Heritage monument to Roussas

Church oriented, built below the road, symmetrical plan Latin cross in semicircular apse
* floor of bedrock under the choir and the sacristy which it is adjacent to the Northeast. Construction rendered limestone rubble, foothills at the level of the bays and channels in stone
* structured front, Middle unit of sandstone (softish?). Hollow tile roof, roof long pans and pinion discovered in facade, roofs with two sides and rump on the chapels, polygonal rump on the bedside
* sponge cake in 4 rows, except on the facade with symmetrical elevation pinion: door arches, all surrounded by lateral pilasters, under the pediment gable interrupted based, crowned with a semicircular Tower-wall axial arches surmounted by a rose covered with an arc. As the facade, the interior elevation are divided into 3 registers by thickening of the pillars halfway. The single nave of 3 spans, the span of transept and the span of choir are covered by vaults separated by timbers semicircular apse of a vault to 5 districts with broken glasses. In the arms of the transept, two arches arches facing onto the side chapels symmetrical and vaulted edges
* key of the arches is adorned with figures A.M.., for the chapel of the Virgin on the left, and S.J. from Saint-Joseph right. Raised choir of 2 steps in limestone, tiled floor. Restored Interior: walls and roofing coated with a clear coating. Until the mid last century, high atop the rocky outcrop, the castle of Roussas chapel dedicated to Saint-Germain, served as a parish church. Part of the Castle, it was replaced by a parish church built in the village, projected as early as 1848. but plans by an architect from Montélimar were not carried out. In 1863, of new plans and specifications were prepared by the Montelimar architect Fontanille
* the purchase of the plot took a while, and the construction was entrusted to the Deville, entrepreneurs in Valreas brothers: March 13, 1867, Bishop Gueulette, Bishop of Valence, poses the first stone of the new Church of Roussas, completed before August, 1868, and the dedicated September 27, 1868
* at the entrance of the building, a plaque commemorates this event. Then under the patronage of the Immaculate Conception, the Church found since that of the patron of the parish, Saint-Germain, which figure in the canopies of the choir is located to the left of the Immaculate Conception, occupying the axial Bay. The two side chapels of the Virgin and St. Joseph would have added in 1873 by the Abbot Rodolphe Garnier. In 1883, the vault is consolidated by Auguste Ferrein, Roussas Mason. The Church was restored in 1980 and 1993.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Parish Church Saint-Germain
Crédit photo : (Parish Church Saint-Germain, roussas)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Parish Church Saint-Germain, Church oriented, built below the road, symmetrical plan Latin cross in semicircular apse; floor of bedrock under the choir and the sacristy which it is (...) Parish Church Saint-Germain, French Heritage monument to Roussas roussas, drome

Location and general information

  • identifier : 38016
  • item : église paroissiale Saint-Germain
  • Location of the building :
    • Rhône-Alpes
    • Roussas
  • Place name : le Village
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 26284
  • Zip code of the municipality : 26230
  • Order in the communal list : 15
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • church
    • parish church
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : restored

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 3rd quarter 19th century
  • Year : 1867
  • Investigation : 1999
  • Date taken into account : 2006/06/19

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 5 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • average unit
    • roughcast
    • sandstone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 7 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • polygonal hipped
    • tied
    • pinion discovered
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) : 2 elements in the composition of the hedge, among them we noted
    • hollow tile
  • Other about the composition roofs : 3 modes of coverage are listed
    • vault
    • vault cantons
    • bespectacled
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building : 2 forms of decoration are present
    • stained glass
    • sculpture
  • Representation : 3 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • virgin
    • Christ
    • Corinthian
  • Typology : The typology consists of 2 elements
    • bell tower in front
    • single bay
  • Plan :
    • Plan Type 'Latin cross plan'

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 : 4 various other information are available
    • in the upper part of the façade
    • statues in the christ and the Virgin
    • and paired pilasters with Corinthian capitals altered on the pediment gable
    • capitals of the same type on the Interior pillars. property of the municipality
  • Author of the survey MH : Jourdan Geneviève
  • Mérimée reference : IA26000096

The complete official record is available at service régional de l'inventaire Rhône-AlpesLe Grenier d'Abondance - 6, Quai Saint Vincent - 69001 Lyon - 04.72.00.43.70

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église paroissiale Saint-Germain, roussas
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église paroissiale Saint-Germain, roussas
Parish Church Saint-Germain, French Heritage monument to Roussas. Picture of pierre bastien
église paroissiale Saint-Germain, roussas

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