The Priory of Longpont tithe barn, French Heritage monument to Longpont sur orge

The building forms a quadrangle, 47, 30 m long on 19, 90 m wide. The pinion is on the Park, is pierced by two eye-de-boeuf and has three foothills covered with tiles, while west gable is in the extension of the body perpendicular to the grange farm. The drawing of the tiles reveals a cross in the centre of the Northern pan of the roof. The interior layout consists of a central nave and two aisles. The width of the nave is 9 m, that of the aisles of 4, 5 m. nave and aisles are delimited by two rows of 10 pillars each, 12 stone, square pillars, and 8 poles of oak on stone bases. The barn is a vestige of the Cluniac Priory of Longpont with adjacent farm body. The low height of the walls, large dimensions, the plan (a nave with low sides) and the square stone pillars that separate them, to date the 14th or 15th centuries. It originally covered two-thirds of the current surface, the 700 square meters corresponding to the area enclosed by the 12 pillars of stone. The original West Gable, which was located off Lormoy Street as shown in a plan of 1764, had to be demolished to enlarge the barn in the second half of the 18th century
* wood Poles support this part of the building built after 1764. The parish hall was installed in part of the farmhouse.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

the Priory of Longpont tithe barn
(the Priory of Longpont tithe barn, longpont sur orge)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

the Priory of Longpont tithe barn, The building forms a quadrangle, 47, 30 m long on 19, 90 m wide. The pinion is on the Park, is pierced by two eye-de-boeuf and has three foothills covered with (...) The Priory of Longpont tithe barn, French Heritage monument to Longpont sur orge longpont sur orge, essonne

Location and general information

  • identifier : 146868
  • item : grange aux dîmes du prieuré de Longpont
  • Location of the building :
    • Ile-de-France
    • Essonne
    • Longpont-sur-Orge
  • Address : rue de Lormoy
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 91347
  • Zip code of the municipality : 91310
  • Order in the communal list : 12
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • barn
    • tithe barn
  • 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 : 1998
  • Date taken into account : 2001/05/11

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 4 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • coating
    • millstone
    • sandstone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 3 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is flat tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • any information about this construction.
  • 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

  • Building containing : prieuré ; basilique
  • 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 : property of the municipality
  • Picture : 6698bb8e3ba2912dc6f33961159878b3.jpg
  • Author of the survey MH : Blanc Brigitte
  • Mérimée reference : IA91000037

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