Monday Window: Chapel of Chateau de la Riviere

The Chateau de la Riviere which featured last week is not all dereliction by any means. It is currently used as an equine stud farm. It also boasts its own chapel, which features some outstanding stained glass windows.

#MondayWindow 3 August 2020

Monday Window: Perigueux Cathedral

I missed out on posting a window last Monday, so to make up the shortfall here are two fine examples of stained glass, from the Cathedral of Saint Front, in Perigueux.

Monday Window 6 July2020

Look up

A view of part of the mightily impressive vaulted and domed ceiling of the Cathedral of Saint-Front in Perigueux.

I did my usual trick of lying the camera on the floor pointing upwards, setting the timer and hovering just out of shot to make sure that nobody steps on it. It gives a different perspective and also stops you getting a crick in your neck.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Domes and Arches

Faded Fresco

This faded – and, by the look of it, unfinished – fresco in the church at Confolens is in need of some sympathetic restoration…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Anything Painted

Monday Window: The church at Azay-Le-Ferron

Last week I featured a window at the chateau in Azay-Le-Ferron, and this week I’ve moved on to the church.

Stained glass is nowhere near as impressive when viewed from the outside, but it’s an interesting and attractive window nonetheless, and harmonises well with the church door, I think.

#MondayWindow 22 June 2020

Monday Window: Confolens

Another mightily impressive stained glass window from the church in Confolens:

#MondayWindow 8 June 2020

Monday Window: Blond

Any village around here worth its salt has a medieval church, but the one at Blond – which, unusually, is fortified – is one of the more impressive. Note the thickness of the walls.

#MondayWindow 11 May 2020

 

 

 

Monday Window: Thiers

Found in the principal church of the Auvergne town of Thiers:

#MondayWindow 27 April 2020

Monday Window: Beverley

Admittedly, it’s not the windows but rather the painted ceiling that’s the main point of interest here in this image from St. Mary’s church in Beverley, East Yorkshire. However, they are quite impressive in their own right….

#MondayWindow 13 April 2020

Monday Window – Saint Martial sur Isop

Stained glass again this week, and another window from the old church in the nearby village of Saint Martial sur Isop. The image also gives a good idea of the thickness of the walls.

Monday Window 30 March 2020