Parish church Notre-Dame - de - L'Assomption, French Heritage monument to Assevillers

The building, in stone and hard rubble of St-Maximin, has lintels in reinforced concrete as well as reinforced concrete arches and brick-clad. Apparatus in Picardy knives. Arch barrel broken glasses exposed brick Vault arches. The old church of Assevillers is, at the time of its construction, in the 15th century, a schedule under the dependence of the neighbouring parish of Fay. It has stained-glass Windows in the 16th century. The population is increasing, it is enlarged in the 17th century. It is built in-branch in 1871. The building is rubble and stone frames and bays in pierre coronation, with arched gateway, vaulted in plaster on lath, roof 2 long half-timbered, and framed on the apse, Slate, Bell Tower square, arrow hipped. This building was destroyed during the Franco-British offensive of 1916. The expertise of war damage is entrusted to the architect Louis Duthoit (quote description and estimated January 1921) which subsequently signed the reconstruction project and realize. His descriptions, estimated and these drawings in 1925 still refer to a 'identical project, same surface' that the earlier building, while those for June 1926 relate to the modern project actually achieved. The municipality adheres to the company Cooperative of Reconstruction of churches devastated the Diocese of Amiens. The realization of the work is attributed to the company General Maurice Péchin, of Curchy (minutes of auction January 1928). The decor and furnishings are made from 1929 to 1931 by the following authors: Anne Marie Roux, sculptor in Paris (the tympanum sculpture)
* Gaudin Jean, glassmaker in Paris (stained glass, mosaics and coloured mortars projected)
* Brieux Raoul, Carpenter in Amiens (furniture)
* Brown Marcel, statuary in Orleans (way of the cross in plaster)
* Sweat Marcel, marble in Amiens (altars, baptismal font). The building was inaugurated on 15 September 1929. A Neolithic polisher says 'sandstone Saint-Martin' is kept in front of the Church on a garden space.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

parish church Notre-Dame - de - L'Assomption
Crédit photo : (parish church Notre-Dame - de - L'Assomption, assevillers)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

parish church Notre-Dame - de - L'Assomption, The building, in stone and hard rubble of St-Maximin, has lintels in reinforced concrete as well as reinforced concrete arches and brick-clad. Apparatus in (...) Parish church Notre-Dame - de - L'Assomption, French Heritage monument to Assevillers assevillers, somme

Location and general information

  • identifier : 131647
  • item : église paroissiale Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
  • Location of the building :
    • Somme
    • Assevillers
  • Address : 1 rue d'Hesbécourt
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 80033
  • Zip code of the municipality : 80200
  • Order in the communal list : 2
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 2 names :
    • church
    • parish church
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 5 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 15th century
    • 16th century
    • 17th century
    • 20th century
    • 2nd quarter 20th century
  • Year : 1928
  • Investigation : 2003
  • Date taken into account : 2004/01/12

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 7 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • brick
    • ashlar
    • combination device
    • concrete
    • stone
    • reinforced concrete
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 5 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • polygonal spire
    • rump
    • polygonal hipped
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'barrel vault (with glasses)'
  • Floors :
    • floor type : 1 vessel
  • Stairs : 2 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • spiral staircase
    • staircase off-work
  • Decoration of the building : 4 forms of decoration are present
    • stained glass
    • sculpture
    • carpentry
    • mosaic
  • Representation : 6 ornamental motifs have been identified
    • cross
    • Christ
    • architectural ornament
    • saint
    • geometric ornament broken stick type
    • ornamental sunflower plant types
  • Typology :
    • The only information on the typology 'crawling gear knives in Picardy'
  • 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 :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other :
    • No additional information available in our database.
  • Authors of the survey MH :
    • Bailly Gilles-Henri
    • Caulliez Stéphanie
    • Laurent Philippe
  • Mérimée reference : IA80000787

The complete official record is available at service régional de l'inventaire Picardie5, rue Henri Daussy 80044 Amiens Cedex -

Men involved in this construction

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Description of this building by assevillers :

Ensemble Eglise-Mairie

Architecte Louis Duthoit

patrimoine du XXe siècle

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