Identity card

Inventory number: # 50

Commune : Crozant

Visibility : Cross visible from a public space

Presence of cupule : yes

Presence in the Napoleonic map : no

Dimensions* :

  • height : 85 cm
  • length of arms : 50 cm
  • thickness : 19 cm

Dating ? Function ?

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

Characteristics

*

Cupule 5 cm in diameter and 2 cm deep.

It is a cross with a base (H 34, L 60, W 52).

* Characteristics recorded in 2013 by Noëlle BERTRAND and François TABOURDEAU

Restoration / Repairs

Date of restoration and/or repairs :

This cross has not been restored or repaired.

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.

Location

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

This cross is located n the lower and oldest part of the village of Maisons, at the intersection of the road from the Villejoint road and the communal road that serves the lower village.

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Walks and Cycle rides

The walks

You can discover this cross during a 14 km walk south of Crozant.