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The ChurchHistory: The term of Saint-Pierre to the Bonds, to which the church is dedicated, indicates a very old origin, perhaps Gallo-Roman. Attached to the priory of Marcigny by Odilon, abbot of Cluny, in 1094, it seems to be built at the beginning of the 12th century by his successor, Hugues de Semur. Sandstone church, contrast with the other buildings of yellow limestone Brionnais.
- the bell-tower
Inside, on each side of the gate, two holes in the walls made it possible to place a wood bar, which blocked the door.
Pediment and porch
In the event of danger, the population took refuge in the building. One notices above the southern side door an elegant tympanum representing " the Lamb of Dieu".
In the church one can see admirable Christ out of polychrome wooden of XIIe century. One recognizes it with his three wicks of hair (symbol of the Trinity) and with his large white linen.
Remarkable because typically Romance, the church of Arconce Game preserve-the offers however another characteristic. It has a very beautiful series of polychrome wood statues, dating from XVIe century. In addition to a statue of Antoine saint, that we reproduce as a cover for this number, it enables us to show you, below, on the left, the statue of saint Denis, bishop and martyr, who was decapitated and who, said the legend, collected his head and carried it until the place of its burial (abbey of St-Denis, in Paris); below, on the right: Cosme saint, who carries the flask, owner of the surgeons. In bottom, on the left: Holy Sebastien, owner of the archers, Roman officer convert with the Christianity, which died sifted arrows. In bottom, on the right, holy Roch which, sick of the plague, was driven out by all and was nourished by a dog whose Master ends up looking after it and to cure it itself.
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