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Patrimoine religieux

Informations directionnelles

S’éloigner de l’église en remontant la rue de l’église sur environ 50 mètres, puis emprunter le chemin à droite. Prendre à droite pour passer à côté de la statue de la vierge. A l’intersection, aller à droite. Traverser le parking et longer le stade pour arriver sur la table de lecture des paysages.

Prochain point : Table de lecture des paysages

Prochain point : lat="49.15904" lon="1.94175"

Traces dotted around the town



The presbytery…

Dating back to the end of the 18th century, the presbytery is a handsome building constructed of finely cut limestone rubble. The façade with its protective coating is decorated with ashlar quoins. The two-story building was home to the parish priest and his curates and had a door leading directly into the church. A temporary chapel was set up in the presbytery after World War II. The church was damaged during the war and remained inaccessible for some years afterwards.



…Crosses and chapel

You can still see five crosses in Chars. Primarily a witness to the Catholic faith, the majority of the crosses in the villages are calvaries, commemorative or votive crosses erected to honour a vow, cemetery crosses, or hosannah crosses erected at the site of an ossuary.
Some crosses are way markings, like the cross at the entrance to the hamlet of Bercagny. The wrought-iron cross with its Sacred Heart is on a pyramid-shaped shaft with protective guard stones around it.
The small chapel with its alter you see as you enter Chars from Gisors or Bellay-en-Vexin dates from 1840.

by Expression Nomade