Lagny-sur-Marne (Seine-et-Marne)

Notre-Dame-des-Ardents

Building Data

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  • Type: Abbey Church
  • Affiliation: Benedictine
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  • Original Diocese:
  • Region: Ile-de-France
  • Department: Seine-et-Marne
  • Coords: 48.877, 2.7063
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  • Surveyed: 1972-74, 1977, 1992-98, 2015

Map

Virtual Tour

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







Phases

Phase 1 - 1120 - west wall (a) - 20 Units


North lower west wall


Phase 2 - 1130 - west wall (c) - 60 Units


Triple piers in south part of west wall for an interior that was taller than today, by altogether 6 courses, and the north wall raised at the same time.


Phase 3 - 1200 - chapels (b) - 120 Units


Foundations and with a north to south direction as piscines become more elaborate


Phase 4 - 1200 - east walls (a) - 50 Units


Chapel bases, and walls intending a huge building as seen in stone size and height of plinths; work continued possibly to above the sills with the chapel capitals and start of vaults [see "Templatemakers" 24-5]: an Add-a-Chapel scheme; stepped joints in walls to west of first column; alternation in piers; plinths and torus in one stone.


Phase 5 - 1200 - sanctuary (a) - 110 Units


Straight east walls continued a little on chapel piers,


Phase 6 - 1210 - west bay - 126 Units


West bay with stairs and dado begun, to lower slot window..


Phase 7 - 1220 - nw stairs - 122 Units


Rest of NW corner staircase built in one campaign as all slot windows equal. Includes adjacent tracery windows; showing they intended wider and taller west end; most wall caps together and chapel vaults


Phase 8 - 1230 - mid (a) - 110 Units


North and south sanctuary raised to vaults


Phase 9 - 1230 - choir (a) - 130 Units


Choir arcade piers and capitals supporting pointed arches and preparation for a very tall building.


Phase 10 - Later


Triforium and clerestory; rebuilt western entry with stairs.