Eglise Saint-Martin

  • Religious heritage
  • Listed or registered (CNMHS)
  • Church
  • Romanesque
8 rue des Fosses 71150 Chagny
In Merovingian times, there was a chapel on the site of today's church, which was an integral part of the neighbouring feudal castle. In 1220, the bishop of Chalon-sur-Saône established a priory with 12 monks.

The original church was therefore built during the 12th and 13th centuries.
The whole building is inspired by Cistercian architecture (Cîteaux religious order). The naves date from the 13th century, and the central nave features a row of small, walled, round-headed bays. The...
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Eglise Saint-Martin
8 rue des Fosses 71150 Chagny
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