Church Saint-Vital and Saint-Agricol, French Heritage monument to Bulhon

Roman auvergnat style building, originally castle chapel. It was given to the monks of la Chaise-Dieu in 1050. This church, preceded by a modern tower-porch has a nave of four bays flanked by collateral, a transept, which square opens onto the choir finished in house and not protruding arms open on the apses. The square of the transept is vaulted with a dome on squinches. The apse of the apse Vault falls on the round arches of a series of five decorative arches. An apsidal Chapel in the apse, semicircular, opens on each arm of the transept. This Romanesque building has retained its structure intact, as well as the sculpture of capitals. The capitals are all under a moulding tailloir a cavetto above an o-ring Astragalus and under the banner of a basket carved foliage sometimes mixed motives (interlacing) or animals and characters.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Church Saint-Vital and Saint-Agricol
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Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Church Saint-Vital and Saint-Agricol, Roman auvergnat style building, originally castle chapel. It was given to the monks of la Chaise-Dieu in 1050. This church, preceded by a modern tower-porch (...) Church Saint-Vital and Saint-Agricol, French Heritage monument to Bulhon bulhon, puy de dome

Location and general information

  • identifier : 102391
  • item : Eglise Saint-Vital et Saint-Agricol
  • Location of the building :
    • Auvergne
    • Puy-de-Dôme
    • Bulhon
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 63058
  • Zip code of the municipality : 63350
  • Order in the communal list : 2
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : church
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 12th century
  • Date of protection : 1960/12/02 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/08/26

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • We do not have this information.
  • 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 :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • 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 : owned by the 1992 municipality
  • Details : Eglise (cad. D 209) : classement par arrêté du 2 décembre 1960
  • Mérimée reference : PA00091926

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