Wayside cross, French Heritage monument to Le hezo

May 18th century cross marking the communal boundary. Broken and restored brace

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

wayside cross

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

wayside cross, May 18th century cross marking the communal boundary. Broken and restored (...) Wayside cross, French Heritage monument to Le hezo le hezo, morbihan

Location and general information

  • identifier : 89653
  • item : Croix de Chemin
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Morbihan
    • Le Hézo
  • Place name : la Villeneuve
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 56084
  • Zip code of the municipality : 56450
  • Order in the communal list : 2
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • Wayside Cross
    • cross
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : restored

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 18th century
  • Investigation : 1970
  • Date taken into account : 1993/12/01

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • This construction is mainly composed of granite
  • 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.
  • Dimensions : 215 h ; 105 l
  • Typology :
    • The only information on the typology 'cross on a circular base'
  • 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 :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other :
    • other Information : public property
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Le Thiec Jean-Pierre
    • Toscer Catherine
  • Mérimée reference : IA00114265

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