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September 2023
Saturday 16
14:00 - 17:00
Sunday 17
14:00 - 17:00

Église Sainte-Livrade

2 rue du château, 47110 Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot
  • Lot-et-Garonne
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Discover this 12th century church and cloister

Since the 12th century, a Benedictine priory – dependent on the Abbey of La Chaise-Dieu – has been attested in the city. In the fourteenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the priory and parish c
16 and 17 September 2023Passed
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Free. Free entrance.
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©Pays d'art et d'histoire du Grand Villeneuvois

As early as the twelfth century, a Benedictine priory – dependent on the abbey of the Chaise-Dieu – was attested in the city. In the 14th, 18th and 19th centuries, the prioral and parish church underwent many changes. A remarkable Gothic chapel was built in the 14th century. Come and discover this church for a free visit during the European Heritage Days.

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Église Sainte-Livrade
2 rue du château, 47110 Sainte-Livrade-sur-Lot
  • Lot-et-Garonne
  • Nouvelle-Aquitaine
From the twelfth century, a Benedictine priory, dependency of the Abbey of the Chair-Dieu, is attested in the city. However, the wars of Religion, then the Revolution, will overcome all the conventual buildings. In the fourteenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the adjoining church underwent many modifications.
The origin of the monastery is unknown. The Priory Church already existed in 1117, when the church and its memberships were given to the Abbey of the Chair-Dieu. The priory, which contained twelve religious, fell into decay in the fifteenth century due to mismanagement.
At the end of the sixteenth century, the religious of Saint-Maur re-established the monastic discipline and restored the church and the convent, ruined by the wars of Religion. The main apse and the north apse remain from the 12th century church. It was completed in the 14th century by the construction of the nave. The church was originally to have three naves. Only one remains, rebuilt on the plan of the m
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Édifice religieux, Villes et Pays d'art et d'histoire
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