Aigueperse Holy-Chapel

Built in 1475, work was completed in 1496 and the chapel was built on the model of the Riom Sainte-Chapelle. As a Sainte-Chapelle, it housed a relic of the Passion of Christ, a thorn in his crown.

About this building

The chapel has an elongated longitudinal plan, is oriented and ends with a polygonal apse. The south façade is flanked by annexes and a quadrangular tower.

Key Features

  • Monuments

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Collégiale Notre-Dame d'Aigueperse

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