Bonneuil-en-Valois
(Oise, France)
Saint-Martin
Surveyed: 1977, 1980-83, 2015
This is an experimental section where John James is attempting to identify the carvers though the use of common templates and/or a recognisable manners of carving. Such a large-scale analysis of all the capitals in these buildings has not been attempted before. As an ongoing enterprise that is still in its infancy, we seek your input. John believes this has the potential to increase our understanding of how they worked and to provide a more solid basis for dating than we have had.
East that affected order of later extensions
Tower base and crossing, tower room level 1
Tower II
Nave and west entry with one remaining capital
Tower III, octagonal shafts, geometric herringbone
North with teeth within a roll as in Nouvion
Apse with dado on side walls, vault and cornice with heads
South, doorway to west, and vice stairs.
Rebuild interior of nave and south aisle


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