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Saint-Denis Abbey

General Information

Beginning of works: 1135
Completion: 1144
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Rib vault
Function / usage: Church

Location

Location: , , ,
Address: Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville / 2 rue de Strasbourg
Coordinates: 48° 56' 7.00" N    2° 21' 36.00" E
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Technical Information

Materials

arches stone
columns stone
walls stone
vault masonry

Chronology

ca. 1260

The transept is completed.

ca. 1270

The church is completed.

1281

Consecration of the church.

Notes

Dedicated to Saint Denis, one of seven bishops sent to Paris to convert the Gauls.
The church is the first church built in the Gothic style.

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Participants

Architecture
(role unknown)
Renovation
Architecture
Restoration
Architecture

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20002179
  • Date created
    05/11/2001
  • Last Update
    29/07/2014