Mount Calvary, French Heritage monument to Abondance

Mount Calvary composed of a cross, of painted metal plates and an oratory Mount Calvary erected probably in 1873: engravings and part of the grid of the niche of the oratory: FDG 1873 and an invocation to Mary, and the base of the cross: FDG
* a plaque on the cross bears the inscription: remember retirement 1892

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Mount Calvary
(Mount Calvary, abondance)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Mount Calvary, Mount Calvary composed of a cross, of painted metal plates and an oratory Mount Calvary erected probably in 1873: engravings and part of the grid of the niche (...) Mount Calvary, French Heritage monument to Abondance abondance, haute savoie

Location and general information

  • identifier : 120550
  • item : Mont Calvaire
  • Location of the building :
    • Rhône-Alpes
    • Haute-Savoie
    • Abondance
  • Place name : le Mont
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 74001
  • Zip code of the municipality : 74360
  • Order in the communal list : 46
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • calvary
    • Mount Calvary
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 3 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 3rd quarter 19th century
    • 4th quarter 19th century
  • Years :
    • 1873
    • 1892
  • Investigation : 1993
  • Date taken into account : 1995/06/29

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 2 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • melting
    • granite
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 4 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • sprocket cover
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'segmental barrel vault'
  • Floors :
    • any information about this construction.
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • The decor consists of 'ironworks'
  • Representation :
    • the only ornament listed is 'crucifix'
  • 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 : 3 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • Wayside Cross
    • oratorical
    • cross
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other : 2 various other information are available
    • support type rack wrought iron
    • support type cross private property
  • Picture : 3e78e515af05abcfe034cad0caf8b5d1.jpg
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Chalabi Maryannick
    • Monnet Thierry
  • Mérimée reference : IA00125033

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