Priory of Benedictine monks the Abbey, French Heritage monument to Les verchers sur layon

Priory around St Peter's Church given by Urson of Montreuil-Bellay in 1097 to the Abbey Saint-Nicolas d'Angers. Choir and church tower: 12th century. Logis, pregnant, colombier: 14th or 15th century. In the 16th century, piercing a large Bay in the south wall of the nave of the Church. Interior of the repeated chorus in the 17th century (?). Construction of dependencies and changes of the House facade in the 18th century. 19th century: transformation of local farm. Church decommissioned in 1809

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Priory of Benedictine monks the Abbey

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Priory of Benedictine monks the Abbey, Priory around St Peter's Church given by Urson of Montreuil-Bellay in 1097 to the Abbey Saint-Nicolas d'Angers. Choir and church tower: 12th century. Logis, (...) Priory of Benedictine monks the Abbey, French Heritage monument to Les verchers sur layon les verchers sur layon, maine et loire

Location and general information

  • identifier : 80497
  • item : Prieuré de Bénédictins l' Abbaye
  • Location of the building :
    • Pays de la Loire
    • Maine-et-Loire
    • Les Verchers-sur-Layon
  • Address : 6 route des Mousseaux
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 49365
  • Zip code of the municipality : 49700
  • Order in the communal list : 43
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : priory
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : disrepair

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 5 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 11th century
    • 12th century
    • 14th century
    • 15th century
    • 19th century
  • Investigation : 1986
  • Date taken into account : 1987 AVANT

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 6 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • ashlar
    • combination device
    • stone
    • tuff
    • tufeau
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 6 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • tied
    • sprocket cover
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • Other about the composition roofs : 2 modes of coverage are listed
    • barrel vault
    • cul-de-four
  • Floors : 2 type of floors in this manual :
    • 1 floor square
    • 1 vessel
  • 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 : 6 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • dovecote
    • agricultural portions
    • pregnant
    • church
    • by
    • share
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • This building has been assigned the following use : farm

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : private property
  • Mérimée reference : IA00033582

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional des Pays de la Loire - Service du patrimoine - 1 rue de la Loire - 44966 Nantes cedex 9 - 02 28 20 54 70


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