Cave known as Fort of careers, French Heritage monument to St vigor d ymonville

Set of caves in the cliff occupied in prehistoric times
* used as a defense during the hundred years war under the name of fort of careers
* In 1441, the nave of the parish church was destroyed by the English, the great cave served as a church until the rebuilding of the nave at the end of the 15th century

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Cave known as Fort of careers
Crédit photo : (Cave known as Fort of careers, st vigor d ymonville)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Cave known as Fort of careers, Set of caves in the cliff occupied in prehistoric times; used as a defense during the hundred years war under the name of fort of careers; In 1441, the nave of (...) Cave known as Fort of careers, French Heritage monument to St vigor d ymonville st vigor d ymonville, seine maritime

Location and general information

  • identifier : 124969
  • item : Grotte dite Fort des Carrières
  • Location of the building :
    • Haute-Normandie
    • Seine-Maritime
    • Saint-Vigor-d'Ymonville
  • Place name : le Hode
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 76657
  • Zip code of the municipality : 76430
  • Order in the communal list : 8
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : cave
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : prehistory
  • Investigation : 1989
  • Date taken into account : 1991/03/06

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • This construction is mainly composed of limestone
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'rock couvrement'
  • 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.
  • 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 : public property
  • Author of the survey MH : Etienne Claire
  • Mérimée reference : IA00066817

The complete official record is available at Conseil régional de Haute-Normandie - Service chargé de l'inventaire2, rue Maladrerie 76000 Rouen - 02.32.08.18.80

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Photo de Jacques Braquehais est l'image principale de cette notice.

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Description of this building by Jacques Braquehais :

grottes de Saint Vigor d'ymonville ( vue depuis la route des falaises )

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Cave known as Fort of careers, French Heritage monument to St vigor d ymonville. Picture of Jacques Braquehais
Grotte dite Fort des Carrières, st vigor d ymonville
Cave known as Fort of careers, French Heritage monument to St vigor d ymonville. Picture of Jacques Braquehais
Grotte dite Fort des Carrières, st vigor d ymonville
Description of this building by Jacques Braquehais :

vue interieur des grottes de SAint vigor d'ymonville


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