Chapel of Saint-Romain-de-Roche, French Heritage monument to Pratz

By a diploma of the year 1184, the Frederic-Barberousse emperor confirmed with the abbey of Saint-Oyande-Joux the possession of the church of Saint-Romain.

By two charters of the years 1493 and 1544, the abbots of Rye and Morel concederent the prioress of Saint-Romain to the large-prior of the abbey of Saint-Claude, who added of-at the time has his title that of lord and prior of Saint-Romain. The Injuriose abbot had demounting the bodies of Romain saint and Lupicin saint in two vaults of his abbey, and had locks up the chiefs of these two saints in money reliquaries which were given to the prioresss of Saint-Romain-of-Rock and Saint-Lupicin. One still preserved, a few years ago, of the remainders of Romain saint in the church or it had been buries. They were demountings in a beautiful hunting having the shape of a mausoleum of the 13th century, around which Christ was represents in relief with the twelve apostles. These relics were transferees by Mgr of Chamon, bishop of Saint-Claude, in his church cathedral.

Church and prioress

The church of Saint-Romain-of-Rock is dediee has holy Romain and is composed of a nave, a rectangular chorus and two blind arcades, and contained two bells of which one was enlevee. The chorus is older, less broad and less high than the nave. This building is used ogival style at the 14th century. Its length is of 18m 90 and its width of 8m 70. One celebrates the divine offices there Monday after Pentecost. The inhabitants of Saint-Lupicin make an annual procession there to call upon the protection of Romain saint. With the northern dimension of the church existed the buildings of the abbey of the Balsam; there remain only vestiges of foundation about it. On its site, it was sets up a stone furnace bridge.

Bibliography. Files of the prefecture of the Jura. Life of the saints of Franche-Comt?, by the professors of the Saint-Fran?ois-Xavier college of Besancon.

Source: Gazetteer, historical and statistics of the communes By Alphonse Rousset Moreau 1857

Chapel of Saint-Romain-de-Roche
(Chapel of Saint-Romain-de-Roche, pratz)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Chapel of Saint-Romain-de-Roche, « Chapel of Saint-Romain-de-Roche » is a construction of the city of Pratz (France, Jura). Chapel of Saint-Romain-de-Roche, French Heritage monument to Pratz pratz, jura

Location and general information

  • identifier : 66712
  • item : Chapelle de Saint-Romain-de-Roche
  • Location of the building :
    • Franche-Comté
    • Pratz
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 39440
  • Zip code of the municipality : 39170
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : chapel
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 12th century
  • Date of protection : 1931/02/28 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/10/08

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

  • Interest of the building : Site inscrit 25 09 1944 (arrêté)
  • 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 : 10e341584840ea386918ae7bad0fafbf.jpg
  • Details : Chapelle de Saint-Romain-de-Roche : classement par arrêté du 28 février 1931
  • Mérimée reference : PA00102002

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Chapel of Saint-Romain-de-Roche, French Heritage monument to Pratz. Picture of perrine
Chapelle de Saint-Romain-de-Roche, pratz
Chapel of Saint-Romain-de-Roche, French Heritage monument to Pratz. Picture of perrine
Chapelle de Saint-Romain-de-Roche, pratz
Chapel of Saint-Romain-de-Roche, French Heritage monument to Pratz. Picture of perrine
Chapelle de Saint-Romain-de-Roche, pratz
Chapel of Saint-Romain-de-Roche, French Heritage monument to Pratz. Picture of perrine
Chapelle de Saint-Romain-de-Roche, pratz
Chapel of Saint-Romain-de-Roche, French Heritage monument to Pratz. Picture of perrine
Chapelle de Saint-Romain-de-Roche, pratz

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