Villeneuve-le-Comte
(Seine-et-Marne, France)
La Nativité
Surveyed: 1972-74, 1992-98, 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.
Apse to aisles and north 1-2, all bases and setout with tower base in five campaigns with many more campaigns from east to west and at least four in the triforium
Rest of walls, aisle vaults, glazed triforium and clerestory oculi, the high vaults 1-2 with flyers.
Western triforium and clerestory with upper west wall.
High vaults 3-4, tower


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