Photographer's Note

August 25th, 2010
Saint-Georges-de-Noisné 790253 79400
Deux-Sèvres Poitou-Charentes
46.494 -0.257 192 m

Saint-Georges church, Saint-Georges-de-Noisné

One view.
Other view. altar dedicated to saint-Joseph, statue of Saint-Jean-Baptiste de La Salle.

The church, Romanesque and Gothic, Saint-Georges of 11th 12th 15th 17th centuries.

The church Saint-Georges depends in 1110 on the Saint-Maixent abbey, and from the 14th century the parish depends on the diocese of Poitiers.

The bell tower of the 17th century is a square tower in two parts superimposed, which contains two bells of 1866.

One of the altars dedicated to saint-Joseph is of Brisson, Bordeaux, on 1893, with above Joseph's statue and the baby Jesus. In its right, we see a statue of Saint-Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, 1651-1719, a founder in 1681 of the "Frères des Écoles chrétiennes", Brothers of the Christian Schools.

At the bottom of the church, is fixed since 1967 a plate with the text: "here, on August 14th, 1767, was baptized Henriette Aymer de La Chevalerie, 1767-1834, founder of the congrégation des Sacrés-Cœurs de Jésus et de Marie et de l'Adoration perpétuelle, Congregation established in Paris, street of Picpus, from 1800, sometimes called "Les pères et religieuses des Sacrés-Cœurs de Picpus".
An order founded with Father Pierre Coudrin, 1768-1837, in Grand'Maison, street Théophraste Renaudot in Poitiers.

SAINT-GEORGES-DE-NOISNÉ is a French municipality, situated in the departement of Deux-Sèvres of the region Poitou-Charentes, populated with 698 Nénéens in 2007, distributed on 24.6 km², that is 28.3 hab/km².

Noisné, Nainiacum, has probably for origin a domain of the Roman Gaul or the Early Middle Ages.

The territory of the municipality is crossed by the river Chambon which throws itself in the SÉVRE NIORTAISE.

The village de Saint-Georges-de-Noisné is not far of the SÈVRE NIORTAISE river valley.

_ The SÈVRE-NIORTAISE river is a coastal river, which takes its source in the commune of Sepvret in the departement of Deux-Sèvres, close to Les Grandes-Fontaines hamlet, at 152 meters of altitude. It crosses Niort, then goes down in the MARAIS POITEVIN, marsh of Poitou, which it feeds, before throwing in the Atlantic Ocean in the Anse de l'Aiguillon, after a course of 158.1 km and the crossing of a catchment area of 3650 km², with a average flow of 44.4 m³/s. the Sèvre Niortaise and Sèvre-Nantaise rivers, gave their name to the department of Deux-Sèvres. Sèvre-Niortaise river description.

My images of Saint-Georges-de-Noisné.
My Sèvre Niortaise river valley images.

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