(Former) Abbey, French Heritage monument to Trois fontaines l abbaye

In the diocese of Ch?lons-sur-Marne, the foundation of various monasteries brought the reduction or same the disappearance of several drills. Such was the case for that which was initially designee under the name of Sylvia major, and in the middle was high the appelee abbey then S. Nicola?s in sylva Luviz, former to the year 1120. The abbey of Chatrices (Castricia), built about the same time, in a still strong canton timbers, and dotee of 1500 arpents wood of which those of the Rooms and Poland must be remainders, was originally all entouree of drills which bound has that of Argonne.

Not far from the abbey of Chatrices, another abbey, that of Three-Fountains, were raised, towards XIIe century, in the vicinity of wood which extended to north from Saint-Dizier and which took the name of the monastery.

source: Drills of Gaulle and old France By Louis-Ferdinand-Alfred Maury 1867


Confirmation of the goods of the abbey, by the count Henri de Champagne. (Files, of the prefecture of the Marne.)

Ego Henricus filius comitis Theobaldi concedo and confirmo monasterio of Tribes Fontibus quidquid of feodo meo possidet, and quidquid Hugo Trecensis comes vel Lord's Prayer drive vel ego in perpetuum possidendum contulimus, will intra that nozzle propriis nominibus duximus exprimenda, videlicet abbatiam and grangiam that juxla is, that uno noraine Tres Pig iron and cast iron appellanlur, similiter quartet grangiis Belli loci, of Villari, of Huaxeria, Bosonie cum appendiciis eorum. Prelerea omne usuarium in nemore meo licere AD omnem proprium usum eorum.

Adhesion with the call to the council 1303: The abbey of Three-Fountains, August 15, 1303:

Universis present subparagraphs inspecturis, prior and conventus monaslerii Trium Fontium, Cysterciensis ordinis, Cathalaunensis dyocesis, salutem in Domino. Noveritis quod our, ass Domini ji?cccoiii?, in die Assumptionis Virginis gloriose, nostro capitulo congregati, auditis expositisque etc

(Former) Abbey
((Former) Abbey, trois fontaines l abbaye)

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

(Former) Abbey, « (Former) Abbey » is a construction of the city of Trois fontaines l abbaye (France, Marne). (Former) Abbey, French Heritage monument to Trois fontaines l abbaye trois fontaines l abbaye, marne

Location and general information

  • identifier : 163692
  • item : Abbaye (ancienne)
  • Location of the building :
    • Champagne-Ardenne
    • Marne
    • Trois-Fontaines-l'Abbaye
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 51583
  • Zip code of the municipality : 51340
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : abbey
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • We have no information on the time of construction of this monument.
  • Date of protection : 1944/03/14 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/03/29

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) :9 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • portal
    • Outdoor Decor
    • garden
    • common
    • statue
    • convent building
    • church
    • port
    • building
  • 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 : 2 various other information are available
    • formerly municipality
    • three fountains 1992
  • Picture : 09a85cffb474435d3aca48dba811a169.jpg
  • Details : Ensemble comprenant l'église, les anciens bâtiments conventuels, le portail, les communs entourant la première cour et le jardin avec son décor de statues et de vases jusqu'à la lisière du parc à l'est : classement par arrêté du 14 mars 1944
  • Mérimée reference : PA00078876

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Abbaye (ancienne), trois fontaines l abbaye

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