Numéro d’inventaire : # 8
Commune : Crozant
Visibility : Cross visible from a public space
Presence of cupule : yes
Presence in the Napoleonic map : no
- height : 75 cm
- length of arms : 42 cm
- thickness : 11 cm
Dating ? Function ?
To find out more, let's dig into the depths of the territory's history...
Cupule of 4 cm in diameter and 2 cm deep.
* Characteristics recorded in 2013 by Noëlle BERTRAND and François TABOURDEAU
Restoration / Repairs
Date of restoration and/or repairs :
This cross was fixed using cement on a stone base, but the cement is cracked and the cross has become wobbly. In the spring of 2021, it was taken to Didier Fauguet's workshop for restoration.
The off-shoots of the tree were putting pressure on it and it was in danger of falling.
The tree's off-shoots must now be cut back regularly.
This cross was fixed using cement on a stone base, but the cement is cracked and the cross has become wobbly.
In the spring of 2021, it was taken to Didier Fauguet's workshop for restoration.
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 on the approach to place La Chaudronnière