Chivy-lès-Étouvelles (Aisne)

Saint-Pierre

Building Data

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  • Region: Picardie
  • Department: Aisne
  • Coords: 49.529, 3.5861
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  • Surveyed: 1972-74, 2003, 2014

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Virtual Tour

Phase 2 - 1080s [1081]- crossing (a-)


the crossing aisles were built in a number of small campaigns; the western crossing piers with double shafts were erected to theaisle capitals on the north, including the lower six courses of both lateral chapels that are butted into the earlier apse
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ex "pre-crusade study"

Phase 3 - 1080s [1082]- crossing (a)


western crossing piers side entry arch imposts and the transept walls were raised to match the east
 

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ex "pre-crusade study"

Phase 4 - 1080s [1083]- crossing (c)


crossing clerestory, probably without the arch as it was substantially raised later
 

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ex "pre-crusade study"

Phase 5 - 1080s [1084]- west wall


west wall with north leg of west aisle as a hoarding; the entry arch built with the north aisle window head
 

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ex "pre-crusade study"

Phase 6 - 1080s [1085]- nave (a)


nave piers and south aisles walls were added with no buttresses
 

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ex "pre-crusade study"

Phase 8 - 1120s - crossing (c+)


nave clerestory with crossing vault and the west wall and window as the design matches the pre-existing upper west wall; the springing of the arch between apse and nave was raised 4 courses with upper walls of the nave clerestory; crossing vault built with upper walls of crossing because cells let into wall, with 'r' section, supported on head corbels angled to suit ribs; arch into nave raised at the same time;
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