Seraincourt (Val-d'Oise)


Building Data

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  • Region: Ile-de-France
  • Department: Val-d'Oise
  • Coords: 49.035, 1.8659
  • Surveyed: 1980-83, 2003, 2014


Virtual Tour

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


Phase 1 - 1060 - apse - 22 Units

East and crossing, floor is today 1 course below; side walls have double windows; used to be continuous drip on outside and skirt on inside, as can be seen in the south wall; the buttress around stairs shows a setback at about 14 courses above the plinth, suggesting a possible and reasonable joint, needing possibly 5 years for the whole construction, though most disguised in rebuilding.

Phase 2 - 1060 - crossing (c) - 22 Units

24 courses to capitals and the original roof line visible on external east wall; though the stairs have been rebuilt still original at top.

Phase 3 - 1120 - tower - 20 Units

Tower plain caps, no décor, and one cap on east same as aisle, so could be just after. The crossing; tower is 18 courses from plinth to impost, almost as tall as the crossing itself.

Phase 4 - 1180 - north - 24 Units

North with opening cut through apse wall, and the corbels, caps and ribs in both parts the same, though east higher than west; all buttress drips the same, and window drip with curl on end; included the opening into apse just 1 bay wide, between E1 and E2 shaft.

Phase 5 - 1210 - nave (a) - 28 Units

Nave and portal.

Phase 6 - Later

Opening into apse widened.