Church of St Denis, Liege

  • Address: Rue de la Cathedrale 66
  • Vicinity: Rue Donceel, Place Saint-Denis
  • Type: Church
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

One of the historic Seven Collegiate Churches of Liege, Church of St Denis, Liege is a Medieval fortified church in Liege, Belgium. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
0987/00/00 Church of St Denis is established founded by Notker of Liege.
0990/03/12 Church of St Denis is first consecrated on 12 March 990.
1011/03/00 Saint-Denis Collegiate is dedicated.
1100/00/00 The tower is constructed at St Denis.
1506/00/00 The wooden altarpiece of the Passion of Christ and the life of St Denis date from the early C16th, 1506-1538.
1550/00/00 Court painter and architect, Lambert Lombard, paints the shutters, now displayed in the side aisles.
1589/00/00 Organ buffet dates from 1589, a Carrara marble altar with the statues of the Virgin (1650) and Saint Denis (1709), a pulpit of truth, the statue of Our Lady -Dame bridge Arches (16th), eagle lectern gilded wood and Christ on the cross of Jean Del Cour
1650/00/00 Carrara marble altar holds statues of the Virgin (1650) and Saint Denis (1709).
1750/00/00 Andre-Ernest-Modeste Gretry Faith At age 9, Andre-Modeste Gretry serves as an choirboy at Saint-Denis.
1903/05/00 Georges Simenon Faith Georges Simenon is baptized at Saint-Denis.

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Particulars for Church of St Denis, Liege:
Area of Significance Architecture
Area of Significance Art
Art Style Baroque
Sight Category Building
Building Type Church
Category for Historic Use Defense
Area of Significance Engineering
Structure Type Fortification
Architectural Style Gothic
Era Medieval Europe
Musical Instrument Organ
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
large altarpiece, a screen or decoration Reredos
Architectural Style Romanesque

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