Priory of Benedictine Saint-Vincent, French Heritage monument to Le hezo

Chapel with coated bedside, South façade in rubble
* covered in Slate, sprocket West and is discovered, covered South Gable, roof flashing, shed to the South and North sacristy covered lean-to. Priory South at granite rubble, except upper floor West, stone, discovered gable roof shed to the East
* North Logis downstairs at peak in addition, discovered gable roof
* stair Tower is covered in the flag land given in 1247 by Jean Ier Duke of Brittany, at the Abbey of Saint-Gildas-de-Rhuys. Current chapel built in the 2nd half of the 15th century, modified and transformed into stable charretterie CA. 1905. 17Th century sacristy. House Priory perhaps of the 16th century, enlarged towards the East in the 18th century. Totally revamped Northern CA. 1905. Well, 17th century. External font with a date, 1806. The Priory was met at the Seminary of valves in 1689. The chapel became parish church from 1802 to 1808, and then from 1820 to 1865, construction of the present Church date. Cemetery South of the chapel on the cadastre of 1840 disappeared. Colombier in 1640, disappeared between 1809 and 1844

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Priory of Benedictine Saint-Vincent

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Priory of Benedictine Saint-Vincent, Chapel with coated bedside, South façade in rubble; covered in Slate, sprocket West and is discovered, covered South Gable, roof flashing, shed to the South (...) Priory of Benedictine Saint-Vincent, French Heritage monument to Le hezo le hezo, morbihan

Location and general information

  • identifier : 89649
  • item : Prieuré de Bénédictins Saint-Vincent
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Morbihan
    • Le Hézo
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 56084
  • Zip code of the municipality : 56450
  • Order in the communal list : 15
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : priory
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 7 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 15th century
    • Second half 15th century
    • 16th century
    • 17th century
    • 18th century
    • 20th century
    • 1st quarter 20th century
  • Investigation : 1970
  • Date taken into account : 1993/12/01

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 5 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • coating
    • ashlar
    • stone
    • granite
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 7 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • pavilion roof
    • sprocket cover
    • shed
    • pinion discovered
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'paneling of coverage'
  • Floors : 4 type of floors in this manual :
    • 1 floor square
    • fill in additional
    • ground floor
    • rez-de-chaussee
  • Stairs : 4 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • spiral staircase
    • straight staircase
    • spiral staircase without a day
    • stairs in work-
  • Decoration of the building : 2 forms of decoration are present
    • sculpture
    • painting
  • Representation : 2 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • lily
    • coat of arms
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • Plan Type 'Latin cross plan'

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 : 4 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • well
    • garden
    • enclosure
    • chapel
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use : This building has been used in different ways over time. We know 2 successive uses. :
    • parish church
    • residence


  • Other : 4 various other information are available
    • type choir
    • support type Chapel
    • support type logis North West elevation
    • support type interior wall is private property
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Toscer Catherine
    • Le Thiec Jean-Pierre
  • Mérimée reference : IA00114253

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