Puiseaux (Loiret)

Notre-Dame

Building Data

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  • Region: Centre
  • Department: Loiret
  • Coords: 48.204, 2.4722
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  • Surveyed: 1977, 1980-83, 2015

Map

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








Phases

Phase 1 - 1130 - choir - 25 Units


Choir probably single cell with thick walls, dated ex plaque in which nave 2 bays where now there is one; the square pilaster ES1s part original church and above the archway ES1-e is square and ES1e rectangular; to north and south the squashed bases are b


Phase 2 - 1190 - choir walls - 61 Units


North choir aisles, south sits on earlier wall; all bases rectangular; choir walls En2-Es2 all round as piers have rectangular pilasters; with capitals to En1,2,3,4,5, EN5, ES5, etc.


Phase 3 - 1200 - east (a) - 90 Units


East aisle vaults; there is a thin stone 1 course above arcade shows signs of a string course being chopped off and suggesting that work could have stopped just above this in 1210, ready for a roof and for occupation in 1212.


Phase 4 - 1210 - s nave (a) - 20 Units


South nave doubled arcade with heights to match earlier, and remnants of arcade and low clerestory string removed with the large arches and south aisle of C15


Phase 5 - 1220 - choir (c) - 70 Units


Choir clerestory


Phase 6 - 1230 - n crossing - 30 Units


En1 and Wn1 crossing piers with squashed tori, octagonal plinths; also the wall Wn1-2 with the decision made here for taller aisles; EN1 replaces earlier and there is a joint to west of En1.


Phase 7 - 1230 - west-n - 5 Units


West-n door


Phase 8 - 1230 - nave pier - 40 Units


Pillier cantonee with triplet shafts, built to capitals; the transept joint to east of n1 part of the decision for wider bays; all erected within early nave.


Phase 9 - 1230 - nave (a) - 33 Units


Nave aisles, n3-5 drums and wall


Phase 10 - 1230 - w portal - 22 Units


West portal


Phase 11 - 1240 - n transept - 24 Units


North transept string where the decision was made in N1 crossing caps where first triforium cap has square impost; there was preparation for this to string in the south where work stopped, their being no trace of triforium in S1 piers..


Phase 12 - 1240 - nave (t) - 15 Units


Octagonal triforium capitals for a glazed triforium and windows


Phase 13 - Later


Later pilasters added over south nave piers, leaving traces of earlier walls projecting, and with it the wide south aisle C15.