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Go Historic ID
318242
names
Chauvigny Church
St-Pierre de Chauvigny
coordinates
46.570692° N, 0.648773° E
styles/periods
address
Rue St-Pierre
phone
05 49 45 99 10

Essays on Chauvigny Church

  • Overview

    by Holly Hayes
    October 31, 2011

    St-Pierre de Chauvigny is Late Romanesque in style with some Gothic elements (including the cornice at the top of the bell tower and the pointed arches at the west end of the nave). It stands cozily on a small medieval street, its east side facing the center of town. The radiating east chapels have unusual lid-shaped roofs and an attractive little turret has a conical roof with the fish-scale design seen also at Notre-Dame-la-Grande in Poitiers. The corbels of the chevet are carved with a variety of human and animal figures. continue reading →

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Bibliography of Chauvigny Church

  1. Official Website of Chauvigny Church. Web. Official website.

Article Info

Short URL
gohist.co/318242
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
First published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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