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Longpont-sur-Orge (Essonne)

La Nativité

Building Data

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  • Type: Priory Church
  • Affiliation: Cluniac
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  • Original Diocese:
  • Region: Ile-de-France
  • Department: Essonne
  • Coords: 48.642, 2.2927
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  • Surveyed: 1972-74, 1980-83, 2015

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





Phases

Phase 1 - 1070 - nave (a)


If there is any verisimilitude between the replaced capitals and the old one I would place the groin-vaulted aisles and the east to around 1070


Phase 2 - 1120 - nave (c)


Similarly I would place the clerestory to 1120 and the ribs later again.


Phase 3 - 1130 - tower base - 45 Units


Tower base WN7a bit later with the west door and just above.


Phase 4 - 1210 - W-w portal - 40 Units


WS6-7 piers, W-w portal, possibly no higher than the canopies.


Phase 5 - 1220 - west (t) - 47 Units


W4-7 triforium and cerestory with six-part vault.


Phase 6 - 1230 - tower I - 80 Units


Tower I


Phase 7 - Later


Completion of west and portal C15.