Parish Church of the beheading of St-Jean-Baptiste, French Heritage monument to Iholdy

The Church's plan extended to unique vessel, with a false transept with two side chapels to the North and the South. Bedside is flat, with the sacristy in the extension, to the East. To the West, the steeple-wall is scroll shape, a Bell Bay. The nave and the side chapels are covered with a long pans and covered gable roof, the sacristy and the porch in front of the Church are equipped with a rump. The porch consists of two levels. It is open to the South and 1st floor gallery is supported by pillars. It is reached by a staircase of external distribution right frame. The porch houses West of the funerary slabs and numerous stelae. The door of the Church, under the porch, has décor of cross of Malta, bendwise crosses and rosettes on the lintel. The lintel of the entrance door of the porch, in addition to the 1693 date, includes a setting of crosses and rosettes. Inside the nave, reigns a level of galleries in frame to the North, South and West. The ceiling is decorated with caissons. The foundation of the Church dates back to the middle ages. The construction seems to have been redesigned several times in the 17th century, as indicated by the date 1605 on the lintel of the door of rectangular sloped entry. A second date, 1693, is carved on the lintel of the porch. Municipal deliberations from 10 23, 1873 refer to voluntary subscriptions for the construction of two side chapels in the Church. On 01 24, 1875, the wish is issued to expand the building and rebuild the tower. The Church was restored in the 20th century. Canon Jean-Baptiste Daranatz says that the Church was dedicated to the Nativity.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Parish Church of the beheading of St-Jean-Baptiste
(Parish Church of the beheading of St-Jean-Baptiste, iholdy)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

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Location and general information

  • identifier : 161083
  • item : église paroissiale de la Décollation de Saint-Jean-Baptiste
  • Location of the building :
    • Aquitaine
    • Pyrénées-Atlantiques
    • Iholdy
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 64271
  • Zip code of the municipality : 64640
  • Order in the communal list : 7
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • church
    • parish church
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : restored

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 17th century
  • Years :
    • 1605
    • 1693
  • Investigation : 2000
  • Date taken into account : 2004/05/18

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 4 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • coating
    • partial coating
    • average unit
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 5 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • sprocket cover
    • pinion
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is hollow tile
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • Stairs : 5 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • distribution outside staircase
    • straight staircase
    • in frame
    • staircase distribution
    • straight staircase, carpentry
  • Decoration of the building :
    • No information about decoration.
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • Plan Type 'elongated plane'

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 :
    • a constituent part in this construction : cemetery
  • 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
    • property of the municipality
    • © general Council of the Pyrénées-atlantiques
  • Picture : 7b9d31b68e6a5f85ad95fd550ed2766b.jpg
  • Author of the survey MH : Pécheux Barbara
  • Mérimée reference : IA64000763

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Parish Church of the beheading of St-Jean-Baptiste, French Heritage monument to Iholdy. Picture of pierre bastien
église paroissiale de la Décollation de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, iholdy
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L'église

Parish Church of the beheading of St-Jean-Baptiste, French Heritage monument to Iholdy. Picture of pierre bastien
église paroissiale de la Décollation de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, iholdy
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L'église

Parish Church of the beheading of St-Jean-Baptiste, French Heritage monument to Iholdy. Picture of pierre bastien
église paroissiale de la Décollation de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, iholdy
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L'église

Parish Church of the beheading of St-Jean-Baptiste, French Heritage monument to Iholdy. Picture of pierre bastien
église paroissiale de la Décollation de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, iholdy
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L'église

Parish Church of the beheading of St-Jean-Baptiste, French Heritage monument to Iholdy. Picture of pierre bastien
église paroissiale de la Décollation de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, iholdy
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L'église

Parish Church of the beheading of St-Jean-Baptiste, French Heritage monument to Iholdy. Picture of pierre bastien
église paroissiale de la Décollation de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, iholdy
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

L'église

Parish Church of the beheading of St-Jean-Baptiste, French Heritage monument to Iholdy. Picture of pierre bastien
église paroissiale de la Décollation de Saint-Jean-Baptiste, iholdy
Description of this building by pierre bastien :

L'église


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