Saint-Martin-de-Bréthancourt
(Yvelines, France)
Saints-Pierre-et-Paul
Surveyed: 1992-98, 2004, 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.
Church walls set out, with bases; walls raised to height of west portal capitals or just above.
Church walls to capitals in the west
Church arcade capitals, west arch does not sit over caps showing centres of arcade arches
Church clerestory for timber roof


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