Eglise Saint-Etienne de Lubersac

This church has been known under the name of Saint Stephen since 1171. Saint Stephen: lived in the 1st century: disciple of the apostles, he is considered as the first martyr. Like the surrounding churches, it was pillaged by English troops at the end of the 12th century and rebuilt in the following century. It has underwent numerous works: raising the bell tower, enlarging the nave, etc. In 1910, it was classified as a historical monument. It is a Romanesque style church with 22 historiated capitals dating from the 11th and 12th centuries. The cross at the side of the church is shaped like a "pattée" because it is flared at the ends. It is placed on the old altar of the church. Don't miss the following inside the church - The wall paintings, - the painting by Emile Signol, - the recumbent statue of Bernard de Lubersac
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