Return to the list

Eglise Saint-Nicolas

The current church dates from the late 19th century and was designed by the architect Victor Clair.

Address : Avenue du Maréchal de Lattre de Tassigny
85580 GRUES
FRANCE

Contact: Eglise Saint-Nicolas

For further information, please contact the service provider directly by completing the form below

Further information to help you get around
Date of stay
Recevoir des informations de la part d’ « enpaysdelaloire.com »
The information that you send us is for the sole use of the regional public company of Pays de la Loire: we promise not to share it with any third parties.

Presentation of: Eglise Saint-Nicolas

When it was founded, the priory of Grues was a dependency of the Abbey of Saint-Michel-en-l'Herm. Gautier de Bruges, Bishop of Poitiers, mentions it in a text dating from before 1306. The old church, dating from the 13th and 14th centuries, was burnt down by the Huguenots on 7 January 1569.
It was rebuilt in 1777. An inventory of the church furnishings was undertaken in 1794. As early as 1802, summary restorations were carried out and in 1869, following an inspection of the building, it was declared that the church "could only be supported by props". The church was blessed on 30 January 1881.
Opening times
Open all year round
Site theme
Church
Site category
No rating
Architectural style of the site
Gothic
Free
yes
Further information
Visible point of interest without tour
KG
KG
alexandre lamoureux

Other: Patrimoine religieux

Abbaye Royale

SAINT-MICHEL-EN-L'HERM

The abbey was founded in 682 AD on a limestone islet. Following the Concordat of 1516, it became a royal abbey.

Eglise Saint-Martin

LE GUE-DE-VELLUIRE

The chapel of Sainte Macrine once stood on the site of the present-day church.