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Eglise de Pont Sainte Marie

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Hidden : 2/8/2011
In Champagne-Ardenne, France
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:





L’Eglise de l’Assomption de Pont Ste Marie



FR : Belle construction gothique du XVIè siècle. Trois imposants portails de style flamboyant pour l’un et Renaissance pour les deux autres. Monumentale tour carrée. Beaux vitraux de grande qualité parmi lesquels « l’Arbre de Jessé » de 1530 et « l’Allégorie du combat des Vices et Vertus », superbe grisaille attribuée à Linard Gontier de la fin du XVIè siècle. Plusieurs peintures sur bois dont un triptyque (la Flagellation, la Crucifixion et la Résurrection). Statues du XVIè siècle en pierre, Christ de Piété. Statues en bois, le Calvaire. Au dessus du Maître-Autel, une Piéta. Lutrin en fer forgé et grille de communion du XVIIIè siècle. Orgue de Paul Chazelle (1855), le plus important instrument de l’agglomération troyenne, installé sur l’une des 5 plus précieuses tribunes en bois ajouré du XVIè siècle.

GB : A beautiful 16th century gothic construction. Three imposing portals with one in fl amboyant style and the other two in Renaissance. Square monumental tower. Beautiful high quality stained-glass windows amongst which “The Stump of Jesse” dating from 1530 and “The Allegory of the Struggle between Vice and Virtue”, and a superb grisaille attributed to Linard Gontier and dating from the end of the 16th century. Several paintings on wood including a triptych (The Flagellation, The Crucifi xion and the Resurrection). 16th century stone statues, Passion of Christ. Wooden statues comprising the Calvary of the high altar, a Pieta. 18th century wrought iron lectern and communion screen. Organ by Paul Chazelle (1855), the largest instrument in the Troyes area, installed in one of the fi ve most precious openwork wooden galleries of the 16th century.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Zntargvp pnpur

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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