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St Oradoux Church

Listed or registered (CNMHS), 11th century, 15th century, 17th century, 18th century, Church at Lupersat

  • After destruction due to invasions, and fires caused by lightning, the 11th-century church was restored in the 15th and 17th centuries, without altering its original form, in the Limousin Romanesque style. In the shape of a simple Latin cross, with a rectangular choir, straight cross-braces and without an adventitious chapel. Dedicated to St Oradoux, it features sculpted capitals with realistic scenes, sometimes quite crude.
    Rather rich furniture (an altarpiece from the 18th century...
    After destruction due to invasions, and fires caused by lightning, the 11th-century church was restored in the 15th and 17th centuries, without altering its original form, in the Limousin Romanesque style. In the shape of a simple Latin cross, with a rectangular choir, straight cross-braces and without an adventitious chapel. Dedicated to St Oradoux, it features sculpted capitals with realistic scenes, sometimes quite crude.
    Rather rich furniture (an altarpiece from the 18th century including an altar, reliquary statues, a tabernacle...) feature in the recently restored interior. 2019 start phase of the exterior restoration (bell tower)
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