Photographer's Note

October 29th, 2009
Mostujouls 120160 12720
Aveyron Midi-Pyrnes
44.203 3.184 480 m

Notre-Dame des Champs, Mostujouls

The chapel. October 14th, 2009.
The chapel. September 27th, 2009.

A church of the 10th century preceded the Romanesque chapel of the 11th century.

In 1082, Pons Etienne, bishop of Rodez, made gift of the church of the priory of Mostujouls to the Saint-Victor Abbey of Marseille, whose monks built on Right Bank of the Tarn river, in place of the old church, the Romanesque church Saint-Pierre de Mostujouls.
The Saint-Pierre church was the parish church of Mostujouls until in 1774, date on which the inhabitants used the chapel bought with the castle in 1770, and located at the center of the village.
The Saint-Pierre church, closed down, became the Saint-Pierre chapel before being called Notre-Dame des Champs.

Mostujouls is a french commune, located in the department of Aveyron of the Midi-Pyrnes area, populated of 264 Mostujoulains in 1999, distributed out of 31 km, that is to say 8 hab./km .

The commune of Mostujouls, located at the limit of Aveyron and Lozre, is at the entrance of Gorges of the Tarn river.

The family of Mostujouls, originating in the castle troglodyte of St Marcellin, is mentioned at the 11th century.

The site of Mostujouls is inhabited since the Neolithic era, 12 prehistoric dolmens and 20 sites there are counted.

Mostujouls is a commune of the Parc Naturel Rgional of Large Causses.
Living in the countries of Grands Causses.

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