Chapel, French Heritage monument to Melrand

Chapel single nave and flat. The base of the Northern inner wall is stone. The origins of the chapel date back to 15th century. At this time, only the South and West doors have survived. The building is extended to the East at the end of the 18th century in re-using the axial Bay of the apse dating from the 16th century. The Tower seems to date from the 18th century. The fountain bears the date 1642.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Chapel

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Chapel, Chapel single nave and flat. The base of the Northern inner wall is stone. The origins of the chapel date back to 15th century. At this time, only the South (...) Chapel, French Heritage monument to Melrand melrand, morbihan

Location and general information

  • identifier : 90430
  • item : Chapelle
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Morbihan
    • Melrand
  • Place name : Sainte-Prisce
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 56128
  • Zip code of the municipality : 56310
  • Order in the communal list : 11
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : chapel
  • 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.
  • Year : 1642
  • Investigation : 2000
  • Date taken into account : 2006/08/23

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • We do not have this information.
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 4 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • pinion discovered
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 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.
  • Dimensions : 220 h ; 350 la ; 125 pr
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

Monument and history of the place

  • Interest of the building : La chapelle et sa fontaine sont implantées dans un site natuel très préservé.
  • 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 : The investigation carried out on site has allowed to identify 2 distinct parts in the constitution of this place :
    • fountain
    • fountain of devotion
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : public property
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Tanguy Judith
    • Toscer Catherine
  • Mérimée reference : IA56000357

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