Unfinished Church in the architectural ensemble of the stronghold, French Heritage monument to Mont dauphin

The Middle Ages

With the hamlet of Saint-Guillaume, placed at the bottom of the escarpment on which the fortress of Mount-Dolphin is drawn up, is a vault dedicated to this saint, it dates from the flax from 15th or of the beginning of the 16th century, is built in well installed blocks of tuff and is bored of a door whose lintel is supported by diagrids. The windows are narrow and in semicircular arch. The vault in cradle and is well proportioned. It was formerly the seat of a hospital and a priory pertaining to the abbey of Oulx.

Modern time

Mount-dolphin, which by royal concession carries the title of city though it does not count more than 355 inhabitants, did not exist before 1692. Vauban included/understood the strategic importance of the plate of Mount-Dolphin, inaccessible of three dimensioned, and built there a fort which is, appears it, a masterpiece. Defenses were increased by it on several occasions and until in these last years (Albert, Mount-Dolphin).

The parish church, dedicated to saint Louis, king de France, is incomplete, it was to have immense proportions, but the chorus alone was finished, and it is enough with the needs for the population.

Currently this church threatens ruin and will not delay has to be replaced by another ?dilice. The village is regularly built, two streets which are cut to right angle divide it into four small islands. The majority of the houses date from the 18th century.

  • Titrate: Archaeological repertory of the department of Hautes-Alpes
  • Author: Novel, Joseph (1840-1924)
  • Editor: impr. main road (Paris)
  • Go back to edition: 1888

Unfinished Church in the architectural ensemble of the stronghold
(Unfinished Church in the architectural ensemble of the stronghold, mont dauphin)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Unfinished Church in the architectural ensemble of the stronghold, « Unfinished Church in the architectural ensemble of the stronghold » is a construction of the city of Mont dauphin (France, Hautes alpes). Unfinished Church in the architectural ensemble of the stronghold, French Heritage monument to Mont dauphin 1 mont dauphin, hautes alpes

Location and general information

  • identifier : 5220
  • item : Eglise inachevée comprise dans l' ensemble architectural de la place-forte
  • Location of the building :
    • Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur
    • Hautes-Alpes
    • Mont-Dauphin
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 5082
  • Zip code of the municipality : 05600
  • 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.
    • 18th century
    • 1st quarter 18th century
  • Year : 1698
  • Dates of protection :
    • 1920/10/18 : classé MH
    • 1935/06/26 : classé MH
    • 1943/01/22 : 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) :3 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • sacristy
    • apse
    • FIELD
  • 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 : 2 various other information are available
    • property of the municipality
    • the 1992 State property
  • Picture : 73b8f151c8630c5b196ed8ff72fda59d.jpg
  • Detail :
    • Eglise : classement par arrêté du 18 octobre 1920
    • Terrain non bâti entourant l' église (voir plan annexé à l' arrêté) : classement par arrêté du 26 juin 1935
    • Sacristie : classement par arrêté du 22 janvier 1943
  • Mérimée reference : PA00080587

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Unfinished Church in the architectural ensemble of the stronghold, French Heritage monument to Mont dauphin. Picture of whineray
Eglise inachevée comprise dans l' ensemble architectural de la place-forte, mont dauphin
Description of this building by whineray :

Le bâtiment inachevé...

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