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Brumetz (Aisne)

Saints-Crépin-et-Crépinien

Building Data

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

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






Phases

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.