Villeneuve-le-Comte (Seine-et-Marne)

La Nativité

Building Data

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  • Type: Priory Church
  • Affiliation: Benedictine
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  • Original Diocese:
  • Region: Ile-de-France
  • Department: Seine-et-Marne
  • Coords: 48.814, 2.8304
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  • Surveyed: 1972-74, 1992-98, 2015

Map

Phase 1 - 1220s - east (a)


apse to aisles and north 1-2, all bases and setout with tower base in five campaigns with many more campaigns from east to west and at least four in the triforium
 

Rationale for dating :

town founded in 1203; capitals from later 1220s from decadic range "The Ark" 2:1308

Phase 2 - 1220s - apse (c)


rest of walls, aisle vaults, glazed triforium and clerestory oculi, the high vaults 1-2 with flyers.
 

Phase 3 - 1230s - nave (t,c)


western triforium and clerestory with upper west wall.