Larchant (Seine-et-Marne)


Building Data

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  • Region: Ile-de-France
  • Department: Seine-et-Marne
  • Coords: 48.284, 2.5964
  • Surveyed: 1972-74, 1977, 1980-83, 2015


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Phase 2 - 1190s [1198]- east aisle windows

16 courses probably to the lower window heads, capitals aisle windows with similar designs at all levels

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decadic range in "The Ark" 2:879

Phase 4 - 1200s [1202]- east (c)

12 courses to next sills and the clerestory, looks like all these capitals are together from designs, profiles and plan; upper W-n portal for tower built with north wall.

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Phase 5 - 1210s - east (cw)

east 15 courses to upper window caps and 12 courses to apex of vault.

Phase 6 - 1210s [1210s]- transept (c)

North and south clerestory; east vault could have been completed in this or in the next decade; transept window heads just above.

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Decadic range "The Ark" 2:1112

Phase 7 - 1220s [1227]- nave (a)

Nave footings and bases from torus profiles, to window sills and capitals; lower 8 courses of porch, iconography very mixed, such as donors in tympanum etc, with the continuous arcade (from the caps) and the use of tori with scotias; nothing more until much later.
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Rationale for dating :

Decadic range "The Ark" 2:1209