Chapelle Saint-Jacques, French Heritage monument to Clohars carnoet

Work in schist and granite rubble. The frame of apertures, the rampant West discovered in spades, the arrow and the fountain of devotion are in granite stone. Bedside to cut parts. Ground of the choir is covered with slabs of shale and limestone laid in a checkerboard pattern. The West Gate is surmounted by a decoration in relief contained a cross. A primitive chapel dedicated, as the fountain of devotion, saint Gurloes (or Urlo), has been replaced in the 17th century by the existing building which depended on the nearby home, become presbytery in the second half of the 18th century. Dedicated to saint James, she is designated, in 1789, as a parochial Chapel. The frames of the berries have been redesigned in the second half of the 19th century.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Chapelle Saint-Jacques
Crédit photo : (Chapelle Saint-Jacques, clohars carnoet)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Chapelle Saint-Jacques, Work in schist and granite rubble. The frame of apertures, the rampant West discovered in spades, the arrow and the fountain of devotion are in granite stone. (...) Chapelle Saint-Jacques, French Heritage monument to Clohars carnoet clohars carnoet, finistere

Location and general information

  • identifier : 42869
  • item : Chapelle Saint-Jacques
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Finistère
    • Clohars-Carnoët
  • Place name : Locoïc
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 29031
  • Zip code of the municipality : 29360
  • Order in the communal list : 5
  • 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 : 2001
  • Date taken into account : 2004/06/15

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 5 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • ashlar
    • stone
    • granite
    • schist
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 6 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • polygonal hipped
    • pinion discovered
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • 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

  • Interest of the building : Le massif occidental se compare à celui, contemporain, de la chapelle Saint-Maudez (même commune).
  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas : 2 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • fountain
    • enclosure
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other :
    • other Information : private property
  • Author of the survey MH : Douard Christel
  • Mérimée reference : IA29000618

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