Priory, French Heritage monument to Prevencheres

Priory dependent on the Abbey of Saint-Gilles in the middle ages. Burned in 1568 during the wars of Religion, rebuilt probably in the 17th century. The alterations and restorations of the 20th century have misrepresented the building

Source: Ministry of Culture, France


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Priory, Priory dependent on the Abbey of Saint-Gilles in the middle ages. Burned in 1568 during the wars of Religion, rebuilt probably in the 17th century. The (...) Priory, French Heritage monument to Prevencheres prevencheres, lozere

Location and general information

  • identifier : 75606
  • item : Prieuré
  • Location of the building :
    • Languedoc-Roussillon
    • Lozère
    • Prévenchères
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 48119
  • Zip code of the municipality : 48800
  • Order in the communal list : 28
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : priory
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : restored

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 17th century
  • Date of notice : 1990/11/28
  • Investigation : 1988
  • Date of protection : 1931 : inscrit MH

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 4 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • coating
    • partial coating
    • sandstone
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is mechanical tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 2 storey square
  • Stairs : 3 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • stairs in work-
    • staircase
    • staircase to return
  • 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 :
    • This building has been assigned the following use : town hall


  • Other :
    • other Information : public property
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Darnas Isabelle
    • Grandjouan Marie-Sylvie
  • Mérimée reference : IA00064263

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