Eglise Saint-Pierre de Frontenay-Rohan-Rohan

Perhaps founded by the Viscountess of Thouars Aldéarde in 1099, the Saint-Pierre church is mentioned for the first time in 1111 in a charter of the abbey of Nouaillé which, placed under the protection of the counts of Poitou, appointed the priests from Frontenay. Ruined during the Hundred Years' Wars, it was rebuilt in the 1537th century by the successive bishops of Saintes Guy and Louis de Rochechouart (see their coat of arms on the bell tower) and, by royal authorization, the village was fortified (see the bretèche on the facade ). In 1635, the building was equipped with a bell placed today against a pillar of the nave. During the Wars of Religion, it was burned and repaired in 1903. Threatening to collapse, the bell tower-narthex was consolidated in the XNUMXth century and listed in XNUMX.

To see: the 19th century stained glass windows of the priest-glassmaker Constant-Auguste Boinot.

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