Sermaises (Loiret)

La Nativité

Building Data

  •  
  • Type: Priory Church
  • Affiliation: Benedictine
  •  
  • Original Diocese:
  • Region: Centre
  • Department: Loiret
  • Coords: 48.295, 2.2040
  •  
  • Surveyed: 1980-83, 2015

Map

Phase 1 - 1140s - nave


no details within tower base, but these capitals that were presumably over this pier in the earlier nave were raised into what is today the W6 clerestory.
 

Phase 2 - 1140s - tower II


tower II
 

Phase 3 - 1210s [1210s]- east (d)


wall bases E1-2 laid out in three campaigns, and more for the compound pier to N2 and hollow octagons to S2; dado in the east.
 

Rationale for dating :

decadic range "The Ark" 2:1280

Phase 5 - 1220s [1225]- east (a)


bay 1-3 aisles
 

Rationale for dating :

ditto

Phase 6 - 1220s [1228]- middle (a)


bay 3-4 aisles and N6-w doorway.
 

Rationale for dating :

ditto

Phase 7 - 1230s - east (t)


triforium E1-2, no clerestory
 

Phase 9 - 1240s - mid (t,c)


triforium and clerestory 2-4.