Chapelle Sainte-Barbe, French Heritage monument to Ceillac


Small building of rectangular plan covered with 2 spans of edges. The wall-belfry has a bay is excentric in frontage.


The vault to which architecture is very close to that of four vaults of the canton of Needles built about 1680, date perhaps of the 4th quarter of the 17th century. A ground in flagstones of roofing stone was poses in 1994.

Chapelle Sainte-Barbe
Crédit photo : (Chapelle Sainte-Barbe, ceillac)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Chapelle Sainte-Barbe, Small building covered rectangular of 2 spans of edges. The Tower wall to a Bay is desaxe front. The chapel whose architecture is very similar to that of four (...) Chapelle Sainte-Barbe, French Heritage monument to Ceillac ceillac, hautes alpes

Location and general information

  • identifier : 4705
  • item : chapelle Sainte-Barbe
  • Location of the building :
    • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Hautes-Alpes
    • Ceillac
  • Place name : le Villard
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 5026
  • Zip code of the municipality : 05600
  • Order in the communal list : 11
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : chapel
  • State : The building had 2 different states :
    • disrepair
    • abandoned

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 17th century
    • 4th quarter 17th century
  • Investigation : 1971
  • Date taken into account : 2002/12/23

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 4 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • coating
    • ashlar
    • stone
  • 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 clapboard
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'vault'
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • The decor consists of 'painting'
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology :
    • The only information on the typology 'bell tower'
  • Plan :
    • Plan Type 'elongated plane'

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 : 2 various other information are available
    • region provence-alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • fake painted vault arches. public property
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Lossi Jean-Yves
    • Mallé Marie-Pascale
  • Mérimée reference : IA05000214

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