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Inventory number: # 18

Commune : Saint-Sébastien

Visibility : Cross visible from a public space

Presence of cupule : unknown

Presence in the Napoleonic map : no

Dimensions* :

  • height : 70 cm
  • length of arms : 47 cm
  • thickness : 20 cm

Dating ? Function ?

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



This cross is shown on the 1:25,000 map revised in 2000, but not on the 1983 map.

It is probably in this interval that it was cleared and reinstalled.

It is a small cross on a large pedestal. Made of coarse-grained granite. Half of the head has fallen off due to a fault in the stone. Moisture is seeping in everywhere. It is flaking (the grains are no longer held together).

* Characteristics recorded in 2013 by Noëlle BERTRAND and François TABOURDEAU

Restoration / Repairs

Date of restoration and/or repairs :

This cross was repaired and replaced in Spring 2021.

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.

However, it seems that they all used the same model or « pattern ».

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

Find out more with the expertise of Didier Fauguet, stone sculptor and carver.


Crozant type crosses are located between Oïl and Oc on the territory of the "croissant marchois".

This cross is located at the crossroads between the D69 and the road to Laigue.

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