Coincy
(Aisne, France)
Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
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.
Nave south first bay without imposts;
Nave arcade with complex imposts and remnants of west front, with north aisle wall as suggested in the western part;
Nave clerestory; the windows are not centred on the arcades; there is a difference in the stone above the arches;
South transept and chapel, with dado arcade and giant rose; west crossing arch remains of earlier entry;
Crossing, east and north arm rebuilt, and tower;


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