Saint-Lawrence Oratory

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious heritage
  • 19th C
Rue du Portail Neuf 83630 Bauduen
Saint Lawrence is the patron saint of shepherds and protects the flocks. The oratory dedicated to him reminds us of the importance of this activity in the region. The presence of briquettes testifies to the popular origin of the numerous oratories of Provence.
The niche of the oratory, traditionally housing the effigy of the saint, has the particularity of being made of brick. This ordinary material bears witness to the popular origin of the many oratories in Provence.

The lower part of the oratory is made of squared and levelled limestone rubble masonry on the front side, and alluvial stone at the back, all of which is plastered with mortar. The upper part, built in bricks, has a niche formed by a low arch. The pillar has a white marble plaque...
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Location
Saint-Lawrence Oratory
Rue du Portail Neuf 83630 Bauduen
Spoken languages
  • French
Environment
  • Lakeside or by stretch of water
  • Close to GR footpath
  • Village centre
  • Waterside
    Updated on 29 June 2023 at 23:19
    by Office de Tourisme Intercommunal Lacs et Gorges du Verdon
    (Offer identifier : 5496478)
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