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Interior, crossing looking southeast into south transept, and chevet
AM.1027.751
BnF Lat. 1052
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Larchant
Église Saint-Mathurin
Larchant, Église Saint-Mathurin
ca. 1170
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Description
Diocese: Sens
Plan
The aisless nave was intended to have three bays with sexpartite vaults with a quadripartite vault over the shorter western bay. A mighty tower flanks the nave on the north side providing access to a portal with a Last Judgement tympanum. Deep transept arms with sexpartite vaults and a short choir without aisles or ambulatory terminating in a five-segment apse
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Elevation
Two stories throughout.
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Chronology
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Significance
The architectural spaces and forms point directly to Notre-Dame of Paris. This includes the use of sexpartite vaults; the skinny en délit shafts and molding forms. The new Virgin chapel also points to Notre-Dame, particularly the choir chapels
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