Devotion of the Maneguen fountain, French Heritage monument to Plumeliau

Listed within a now ruined masonry enclosure, gabled fountain is made of stone. Crawling along the semi-circular opening are decorated with windings and topped with a Finial. The main face is between balusters supporting two unidentified statuettes. Front of the fountain, a washhouse with schist slabs edges. The fountain of the Maneguen is contemporary with the chapel which it depends, 1570. It is the reverse the coat of arms of the family Martel, owners of the lordship of Tenuel in Rob, as well as the weapons of Rimaison, benefactors of the Chapel, in alliance with the Druse of the Rohan family.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Devotion of the Maneguen fountain

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Devotion of the Maneguen fountain, Listed within a now ruined masonry enclosure, gabled fountain is made of stone. Crawling along the semi-circular opening are decorated with windings and topped (...) Devotion of the Maneguen fountain, French Heritage monument to Plumeliau plumeliau, morbihan

Location and general information

  • identifier : 91127
  • item : Fontaine de dévotion du Manéguen
  • Location of the building :
    • Bretagne
    • Morbihan
    • Pluméliau
  • Place name : au nord de Keroperh
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 56173
  • Zip code of the municipality : 56930
  • Order in the communal list : 6
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • fountain
    • fountain of devotion
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 16th century
    • Second half 16th 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 :
    • the only ornament listed is 'arms'
  • Typology :
    • The only information on the typology 'fountain gear.'
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

Monument and history of the place

  • Building containing : Chapelle Notre-Dame du Manéguen
  • Interest of the building : Bien que de dimensions plus modestes, la fontaine du Manéguen offre les mêmes caractéristiques morphologiques que plusieurs fontaines du canton, comme celle de l'église de Bieuzy, celle de la chapelle de Locmaria à Melrand qui est également cantonnée de colonnettes, mais dont les statuettes ont disparu.
  • 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 : 2 various other information are available
    • the other side of the fountain is a double coat of arms
    • Three hammers of the martel family (Lord of tenuel) and the alliance of rimaison (parish of bieuzy) weapons and of rohan. private property
  • Involved in the work : Martel (commanditaire) ; Rimaison (commanditaire)
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Tanguy Judith
    • Toscer Catherine
  • Mérimée reference : IA56001875

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