Parish Church Saint-Alban, French Heritage monument to Neffies

The door of the church opens under a tower-porch vaulted warheads that protects a portal with the arching fall on tents foliage of a good performance. The Bell Tower is served by a spiral staircase inside a turret. The unique two-span nave is vaulted warheads that fall part and another on a carved atlante. The seven-sided apse, narrower and lower, is vaulted warheads falling on bases of important dimensions. The double chapels lining the last Bay of the nave is vaulted warheads. The Church is mentioned for the first time in 990, act in which the Viscount of Béziers renders the Neffiès rights to the Abbey of Saint-Thibéry. This church was a Priory to the chapter of Béziers. The parent of the plan and the sculptures with the parish church of Puissalicon, rebuilt in 1337, both at the western gate where a quality workshop resumes plant reasons naturalists of the radiant Gothic, that in the Church, where a local workshop has sculpted the sockets to the dimensional, replace this building after the construction of Puissalicon. Repairs are carried out in the Church in 1599, stated that the vaults and the walls will be reinstalled. During the pastoral visit of the Bishop c. de Bonsi, in 1636, the tower is destroyed. A new and bigger Bell will be placed at the top of the wall of the facade. The Bell Tower, on the porch, benefited from two restoration campaigns, which one bears the date of 1740. In 1889, two side chapels are open in the North wall of the Church.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Parish Church Saint-Alban
Crédit photo : (Parish Church Saint-Alban, neffies)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Parish Church Saint-Alban, The door of the church opens under a tower-porch vaulted warheads that protects a portal with the arching fall on tents foliage of a good performance. The Bell (...) Parish Church Saint-Alban, French Heritage monument to Neffies neffies, herault

Location and general information

  • identifier : 52519
  • item : église paroissiale Saint-Alban
  • Location of the building :
    • Languedoc-Roussillon
    • Hérault
    • Neffiès
  • Address : Grand'rue
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 34181
  • Zip code of the municipality : 34320
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • church
    • parish 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.
    • 14th century
    • 2nd quarter 14th century
  • Investigation : 1999
  • Date taken into account : 2002/10/04

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 2 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • average unit
    • sandstone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 4 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • polygonal hipped
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is hollow tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'ribbed vault'
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • Stairs : 3 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • spiral staircase
    • spiral staircase without a day
    • staircase off-work
  • Decoration of the building :
    • The decor consists of 'sculpture'
  • Representation : 2 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • ornamental plant
    • featured ornament
  • Typology : The typology consists of 2 elements
    • polygonal apse closer and low vaulted warheads
    • single nave of warheads
  • Plan :
    • Plan Type 'elongated plane'

Monument and history of the place

  • Interest of the building : La diversité de la sculpture monumentale du portail et de l'intérieur et la monumentale nef unique de deux travées sont des éléments représentatifs d'un type architectural local. Cette église mériterait d'être protégée.; sculpture
  • 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 : the capitals of the portal and the caps of the Interior of the Church owned by the municipality
  • Author of the survey MH : Béa Adeline
  • Mérimée reference : IA34000658

The complete official record is available at Région Languedoc-Roussillon - Service chargé de l'inventaireBâtiment le BELEM - 355, rue Vendémiaire 34 000 Montpellier - 04.67.22.86.86

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église paroissiale Saint-Alban, neffies
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église St Alban

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église paroissiale Saint-Alban, neffies
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église St Alban

Parish Church Saint-Alban, French Heritage monument to Neffies. Picture of pierre bastien
église paroissiale Saint-Alban, neffies
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

église St Alban

Parish Church Saint-Alban, French Heritage monument to Neffies. Picture of pierre bastien
église paroissiale Saint-Alban, neffies
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

église St Alban

Parish Church Saint-Alban, French Heritage monument to Neffies. Picture of pierre bastien
église paroissiale Saint-Alban, neffies
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

église St Alban


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