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Brumetz (Aisne)


Building Data

  • Type: Abbey Church
  • Affiliation: Trinitaires
  • Original Diocese:
  • Region: Picardie
  • Department: Aisne
  • Coords: 49.102, 3.1605
  • Surveyed: 1977, 1980-83, 2003, 2014


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Timeline and Costing Data (if available, in building units)


Phase 2 - 1130 - w crossing - 20 Units

The western crossing piers have triplet shafts, designed for a rib vault over the crossing but none to the west; built only a few courses including part of opening into an intended south nave aisle; in a later campaign a few of the lower courses of the west wall were erected

Phase 3 - 1140 - crossing e - 20 Units

Eastern crossing piers butted up to the apse, probably with solid side walls with dados on each side; capitals to all four crossing piers and vault; the large window to the south was cut through wall at a later date to give more light;

Phase 4 - 1150 - nave - 18 Units

The nave bay completed to the capitals and vaults; the rest of the west wall with an opening and capitals into an intended south aisle;

Phase 5 - 1190 - north - 35 Units

North transept in three campaigns;

Phase 6 - 1220 - apse - 30 Units

Old apse demolished; new apse in three campaigns;

Phase 7 - 1220 - north aisle - 8 Units

One bay of aisle on north side of nave with a passage cut through transept wall;

Phase 1 - Earlier

Existing apse, visible in EN1ne corner and in overhang from tower; the base was built for an apsidiole on the south up to floor level with a buttress on the south side.