Fonts Baptismaux - Truyes, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chickilim
N 47° 16.376 E 000° 50.897
31T E 337252 N 5237740
Quick Description: [E] Baptismal font of the Church of Saint-Martin in Truyes, Centre-Val de Loire. [F] Fonts baptismaux de l’Église Saint-Martin à Truyes en Indre-et-Loire.
Location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France
Date Posted: 2/26/2017 8:34:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMV5BZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
Views: 2

Long Description:
[E] These baptismal fonts in marble are located to the left at the entrance of the Church.
Truyes was the seat of a priory which belonged to the neighboring abbey of Cormery. The church has a nave and a choir from the 12th century, the broken arch entrance door is from the 15th century, a chapel vaulted with ogives perpendicular to the 16th century choir. The bell tower is a large square tower of five storeys of windows, crowned with an octagonal arrow marked with four corner windows.

[F] Ces fonts baptismaux en marbre sont situés à gauche à l'entrée de l'église.
Truyes était le siège d’un prieuré qui appartenait à l’abbaye de Cormery voisine. L’église possède une nef et un chœur du XIIe siècle, la porte d’entrée en arc brisé est du XVe siècle, une chapelle voûtée d’ogives perpendiculaire au chœur du XVIe siècle. Le clocher est une grande tour carrée de cinq étages de fenêtres, couronnée d’une flèche octogonale marquée de quatre lucarnes d’angle.
Relevant Website: [Web Link]

Approximate Age of Artefact: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please supply an original picture when visiting this waymark.
Search for...
Geocaching.com Google Map
Google Maps
MapQuest
Bing Maps
Nearest Waymarks
Nearest Stone Church Artefacts
Nearest Geocaches
Nearest Benchmarks
Create a scavenger hunt using this waymark as the center point
Recent Visits/Logs:
Date Logged Log  
Alfouine visited Fonts Baptismaux - Truyes, France 12/8/2018 Alfouine visited it
Chickilim visited Fonts Baptismaux - Truyes, France 2/26/2017 Chickilim visited it

View all visits/logs