Croix d’accès à l’Age Laurent

Fiche d’identité

Numéro d’inventaire : # 13

Commune : Eguzon-Chantôme

Visibility : Cross visible from a public space

Presence of cupule : yes

Presence in the Napoleonic map : no

Dimensions* :

  • height : 51 cm
  • length of arms : 46 cm
  • thickness : 13 cm

Dating ? Function ?

To find out more, let's dig into the depths of the territory's history...



Oval cupule of 5 cm by 6 cm and 2 cm deep.

* Characteristics recorded in 2013 by Noëlle BERTRAND and François TABOURDEAU

Restoration / Repairs

Date of restoration and/or repairs :

The cross is on the road from Chantôme to L'Âge-Laurent.
It has been reinstalled against the base of a wooden cross.
Because it is almost embedded in the base of the wooden cross, and below it, it can be damaged by humidity.
It should be detached from the base and raised.

How it was made

Granite is ubiquitous here, it is everywhere in the fields

Each of the inventoried crosses was made by a different stonemason.

Cependant, il semble qu’ils aient utilisé the same model ou “patron”.

Each carver made his sculpture from some local granite stone known as a fieldstone.

Find out more with l’expertise de Didier Fauguet, stone sculptor and carver.


Les croix de type Crozant sont implantées entre Oïl and Oc sur le territoire du “croissant marchois”.

This cross is located at the entrance to Chantôme next to the small lake.

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Walks and Cycle rides

The walks

You can discover this cross and the heritage of this area during a 14 km walk prepared by KLEPSYDRA.