Photographer's Note

June 7, 2007
Brissac 340042 34190
Hérault Languedoc-Roussillon
43.867 3.700 132 m

Church Saint-Etienne d' Issensac 12e century

Dominating the river Herault near a bridge of a Gothic type of the 14éme century, the church Saint-Etienne d' Issensac built in XIIème century, was located on a way of pélerinage of Saint-Jacques-of-Compostelle. its architecture is sober and typical of the Languedocien Romanesque art of this time: A nave with 2 spans, finished by a semicircular apse. Old parish church of a medieval village which surrounded it, burnt at the beginning of XVIIIème, the borough and the church were given up by the inhabitants.

Gilbert Pellet, gilou530 on TE, photographed the frontage of this church recently

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