Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven

Plougonven, not far from Morlaix, is gathered in a House a beautiful church, an ogival ossuary and a remarkable ordeal.

The Church dates from the end of the 15th century (1481-1518). It has a flamboyant Tower preceded by a porch vaulted warhead. There are a master glass flamboyant mullioned, Gables treble and completed in gargoyles, the beams and interesting sculptured pits, of beautiful and numerous chapels. Both geminated lateral porch doors are surmounted arms and the motto of Pierre de Garspern de Christi, Baker of the Queen Claude of France (1518).

Fifty years passed between the construction of the Calvary de Tronoën and the calvary of Carantec; latter reproduces substantially the same episodes of the life of Christ, but with more art and science the statues are better executed, more correct and less primitive stone is better, more fine grained. The kersantite there replaced the granite.

The massif is octagonal, giving it more elegance. It is enhanced on corners by round columns supporting the first ledge.

It highlighted above the North pan the statue of saint Yves, patron of the parish. This saint lawyer is represented wearing a dress, a coat and a Cain to cover, wearing a bonnet square and holding a scroll from the right hand. The square base which supports his statue is engraved the following inscription that gives the date of the monument

THIS CROSS WAS MADE IN THE YEAR MVLIIII HAS THE HONOUR OF GOD AND OUR LADY OF MERCY AND MONSEIGNEUR SAINT YVES. PRAY FOR THE DEAD.

This beautiful Calvary has been fully and intelligently restored, slaughtered and mutilated during the Revolution crosses were redone as they were originally. The large cross is decorated with two rows of Corbels on the statues. There are two riders become since traditional in all Breton Calvary.

Originally, the Calvary statues were painted and gilded. There still some traces of paint and gilding. It also recognizes similar traces in other mounts and other monuments of Brittany.

Source: Bulletin of the academic society of Brest 1861-1913

Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel
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Structural information

Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel, The Church dates from the end of the 15th century (1481-1518). It has a flamboyant Tower preceded by a porch vaulted warhead. There are a master glass flamboyant mullioned, Gables treble and completed in gargoyles, the beams and interesting sculptured pits, of beautiful and numerous chapels. Both geminated lateral porch doors are surmounted arms and the motto of Pierre de Garspern de Christi, Baker of the Queen Claude of France (1518). plougonven, finistere

Location and general information

  • identifier : 44256
  • item : Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Finistère
    • Plougonven
  • Place name : le Bourg
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 29191
  • Zip code of the municipality : 29640
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : church
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 15th century
    • 16th century
  • Date of protection : 1916/03/07 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/08/24

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • We do not have this information.
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • 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

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :3 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • chapel
    • calvary
    • funeral chapel
  • 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 : owned by the 1992 municipality
  • Details : Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire : classement par arrêté du 7 mars 1916
  • Mérimée reference : PA00090243

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Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven
Church, Calvary and Funeral Chapel to Plougonven. Picture of gerardgg
Eglise, calvaire et chapelle funéraire, plougonven

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