5 Sights in Beauvais, France (with Map and Images)

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1. Église Notre-Dame de Marissel

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The Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption church is a parish Catholic church located in Marissel, in the town of Beauvais, in Oise, in Hauts-de-France, in France. The facade and the lateral elevations of the nave and the aisles suggest a large flamboyant Gothic style building, but if the height and the width of the nave are actually generous, it is very short, and stumbles to the east against a Romanesque bell tower not visible from the west, which is surrounded by several spans built between the middle of the 12th and the middle of the 13th century. Absidiole in a cul-de-four at the bedside of the northern collateral is none other than the apse of the previous Romanesque church. The chapel of two spans which occupies the location of the northern cross dates from the beginnings of Gothic architecture, while the southern cross and the small choir with flat bedside are from two different campaigns in the first half of the 13th century, which have Apparently dragged in length to judge from the stylistic gap between the magnification and the vaults with their supports. The connection between the choir and the apse and the chapel of the southern cross which frame it is not very happy, because the two side arcades of the choir do not open directly on the adjacent spans, and because of the tallness From the base of the bell tower, the sanctuary is practically not visible from the nave of the faithful. Also, it was considered the total reconstruction of the eastern parts to the second half of the 16th century, and started by the extension of the large arcades to the east of the old spans, without however demolishing them . The lack of resources, however, imposed an interruption of the work at the end of the 17th century. Left in the state, the eastern parts of the Notre-Dame church constitute today an interesting testimony of the methods of successive reconstruction used formerly, while the nave seduces with its beautiful volume, the lightness of its architecture and the coherence of its model. The church of Marissel was classified as historic monuments by decree of June 13, 1913, and is today affiliated with the Beauvais-Nord parish. Dominical masses are celebrated there from July to December only, at 9:30 am a mass according to the extraordinary form of the Roman rite is also offered every Sunday, except in winter.

Wikipedia: Église Notre-Dame de Marissel (FR)

2. Hommage aux Maréchaux : Juin, Leclerc, Koenig, De Lattre de Tassigny

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Hommage aux Maréchaux : Juin, Leclerc, Koenig, De Lattre de Tassigny is a set of four bronzes made by Charles Correia in the 1980s. The work created following a public commission is installed Esplanade de Verdun in Beauvais in France. It represents Marshals of France Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque, Alphonse Juin, Jean de Lattre de Tassigny and Marie-Pierre Kœnig. Its FNAC inventory number is 10 535. In the middle of the square formed by the four statues is inscribed on the ground a quote from Charles de Gaulle: "The France lost a battle but did not lose the war. Whatever happens, the flame of the French Resistance must not be extinguished and will not be extinguished. »

Wikipedia: Hommage aux Maréchaux : Juin, Leclerc, Koenig, De Lattre de Tassigny (FR)

3. Église Saint-Étienne

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Saint-Étienne Church is a Roman Catholic parish church on rue de l'Étamine in the French city of Beauvais. It was founded in the late 3rd century by Firmin of Amiens and – though its original dedicatee is unknown – it was long dedicated to Saint Vaast d'Arras, with a chapter existing under this title from 1072 to 1742. The present church dates to the 12th century, but even before this was begun it was at the centre of medieval town life and one of the most importrant parishes in the city despite being outside the episcopal city.

Wikipedia: Saint-Étienne Church (Beauvais) (EN)

4. Maladrerie Saint-Lazare

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The maladrerie Saint-Lazare is a former leper colony dating from the twelfth century, located in Beauvais, prefecture of the department of Oise, in the Hauts-de-France region in France. This site is now a cultural and tourist center that welcomes the public throughout the year.

Wikipedia: Maladrerie Saint-Lazare de Beauvais (FR), Website

5. Statue de Jeanne Hachette

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The Statue of Jeanne Hachette or Monument to Jeanne Hachette is a statue representing Jeanne Hachette. Designed by Vital Gabriel Dubray (1813-1892), it was inaugurated in 1851 on the Place Jeanne-Hachette in Beauvais in the Oise department in France.

Wikipedia: Statue de Jeanne Hachette (FR)


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