Wayside cross, French Heritage monument to Melrand

The stripped was cross and cross node octagonal molded rests on a stone plinth and a step to two degrees. The cross, of neo-Gothic style, was built at the exit of the village of Melrand, South, along the road that leads to Saint-Rivalain. It is probably made in the second quarter of the 19th century and may be the work of the Cabedoche brothers. The Virgin of pity, who stood at the foot of the cross disappeared in the 1970s.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

wayside cross

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

wayside cross, The stripped was cross and cross node octagonal molded rests on a stone plinth and a step to two degrees. The cross, of neo-Gothic style, was built at the exit (...) Wayside cross, French Heritage monument to Melrand melrand, morbihan

Location and general information

  • identifier : 90441
  • item : Croix de chemin
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Morbihan
    • Melrand
  • Address : rue de la Kerentré, Madeleine
  • Place name : Bourg
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 56128
  • Zip code of the municipality : 56310
  • Order in the communal list : 21
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • Wayside Cross
    • cross
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 19th century
    • 2nd quarter 19th century
  • Investigation : 2001
  • Date taken into account : 2006/08/23

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 3 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • ashlar
    • stone
    • 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 :
    • The decor consists of 'sculpture'
  • Representation : 6 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • shield
    • crucifix
    • saint
    • Virgin and Child
    • cabbage
    • accolade
  • Dimensions : 454 h ; 267 l ; 259 la
  • Typology :
    • The only information on the typology 'cross on 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 :
    • other Information : the face is the door brace a christ on the cross
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Tanguy Judith
    • Toscer Catherine
  • Mérimée reference : IA56000691

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