Wayside cross, French Heritage monument to Melrand

Cross monolith of round section based on a circular base adorned with claws at the base. The set is based on a base in rubble. Cross high dated 1671 (on the base) on the edge of the road to Baud. The drum is broken in two places and the top of the crossbar is damaged.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

wayside cross

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

wayside cross, Cross monolith of round section based on a circular base adorned with claws at the base. The set is based on a base in rubble. Cross high dated 1671 (on the (...) Wayside cross, French Heritage monument to Melrand melrand, morbihan

Location and general information

  • identifier : 90443
  • item : Croix de chemin
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Morbihan
    • Melrand
  • Place name : près de Kerbihan
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 56128
  • Zip code of the municipality : 56310
  • Order in the communal list : 23
  • 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.
    • 17th century
    • 3rd quarter 17th century
  • Year : 1671
  • Investigation : 2001
  • Date taken into account : 2006/08/23

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 : 156 h ; 65 la
  • Typology : The typology consists of 2 elements
    • cross monolith
    • pedestal and 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 : public property
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Tanguy Judith
    • Toscer Catherine
  • Mérimée reference : IA56000543

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