Abbey Church (Vermenton, France): Exterior view of the portal, jamb figure

Published/Created:
Vermenton, Burgundy, France
begun ca. 1134
Physical Description:
limestone
Notes:
Construction begun 1134 for Etienne de Toucy and 12 monks. First church built ca. 1162 and destroyed in 1587 by Huguenots. Cloister and conventual buildings built during the 13th century, partly destroyed late 18th century. Refectory ca. early 14th century. Second church built 1759-1765 per Claude Louis Daviler, architect from Paris and Pochet, a contractor from Auxerre, destroyed ca. 1790
Variant Titles:
Reigny Abbey; Cistercian Abbey of Vermenton
Eglise Notre-Dame; Abbaye de Reigny
Topics:
Architecture -- France -- 12th century -- (YVRC)
Sculpture -- France -- 12th century -- (YVRC)
Culture:
French
Accession Number:
3558-001
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
Format:
Image
Rights:
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Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Source Note:
James Austin, Photographer; VRC purchase
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
Portfolio Item ID: 305133
OID:
573649
PID:
digcoll:2081697