Church of Notre-Dame of the Aquilon, French Heritage monument to Guillestre

In the center of the borough, and about the middle of the Main street, is the principal place, formerly place of the Consulate. At midday of the place, and on a culminating point, high the parish church and very old C Notre Dame d' Aquilon, rebuilt in the year 1507, and dominee by a beautiful bell-tower, forms of a square tower has three stages and of an octagonal arrow, cantonnee of four pinnacles, more gracious effect.

This church is precedee of a vast porch or real, supported by four pink marble columns resting on two lion-leopards and two pedestal carve, the principal door in drowning is decorated panels has interlacing Gothic and of a lock of a very curious work.

The festival of the prioress celebrated on August 15, as one can note it in the communal charter of 1329, the feastday of the Assumption or Notre Dame of August (of Augusto). But the prioress himself usually bore the name of Notre Dame d' Aquilon: of Guitono, Aguilo, Aquilono, 1414; from Acquilono, 1482; of North wind, 1615 and same of Pivot, 1726.

this church was solemnly consacree on November 15, 1532, under the liter or term of Notre Dame d' Aquilon. Beatissime Virginis Marie de Aquilone, by Antoine Pascal, bishop of Rosen general vicar of the archbishop Antoine de Levis.

  • Titrate: Guillestre and its surroundings, seen historical
  • Author: Guillaume, Paul (abbot Paul Guillaume 1842-1914)
  • Editor: the author (Gap)
  • Go back to edition: 1906

Church of Notre-Dame of the Aquilon
(Church of Notre-Dame of the Aquilon, guillestre)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Church of Notre-Dame of the Aquilon, Building built from 1507 to 1532, on the site of a former smaller Church from Galeazzo plans. New Church non-oriented probably due to a lack of space. The apse (...) Church of Notre-Dame of the Aquilon, French Heritage monument to Guillestre guillestre, hautes alpes

Location and general information

  • identifier : 5077
  • item : Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Aquilon
  • Location of the building :
    • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Hautes-Alpes
    • Guillestre
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 5065
  • Zip code of the municipality : 05600
  • Order in the communal list : 2
  • 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 : 3 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 16th century
    • First half 16th century
    • 17th century
  • Date of protection : 1911/04/04 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/06/04

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) :
    • 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 : owned by the 1992 municipality
  • Picture : 8256f3292e2a0d3200cebd45eefbdffa.jpg
  • Details : Eglise, à l' exception de la sacristie et de la vicairie : classement par arrêté du 4 avril 1911
  • Mérimée reference : PA00080576

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Church of Notre-Dame of the Aquilon, French Heritage monument to Guillestre. Picture of whineray
Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Aquilon, guillestre
Description of this building by whineray :

Superbe réalisation de serrurerie de dimension rare 20x2O.

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Church of Notre-Dame of the Aquilon, French Heritage monument to Guillestre. Picture of webmaster
Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Aquilon, guillestre
Description of this building by webmaster :

Vue de détail d'après cliche de whineray.

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Church of Notre-Dame of the Aquilon, French Heritage monument to Guillestre. Picture of webmaster
Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Aquilon, guillestre
Description of this building by webmaster :

Vue de détail d'après cliche de whineray.

Church of Notre-Dame of the Aquilon, French Heritage monument to Guillestre. Picture of whineray
Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Aquilon, guillestre
Description of this building by whineray :

Détails de la partie haute de la porte monumentale en bois clouté .

Church of Notre-Dame of the Aquilon, French Heritage monument to Guillestre. Picture of whineray
Eglise Notre-Dame de l'Aquilon, guillestre
Description of this building by whineray :

Ensemble de la porte. A noter le montant de marbre rose sur la gauche du porche.


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