Church of Saint-Sulpice

Charleroi, Belgium

The Church of Saint Sulpice is a Roman Catholic church in Jumet, a neighborhood Charleroi. It is dedicated to Sulpitius the Pious. The oldest material traces of a religious building on the site date back to the 10th century. Three churches preceding the current construction were identified during excavations carried out in 1967. The current building was built between 1750 and 1753 in a classical style, by an anonymous architect. The brick and limestone church is quite homogeneous. It's composed of six bayed naves flanked by aisles, a three-sided transept and a choir with a polygonal ambulatory with a sacristy in its axis. The chamfered base is in dimension stone on the frontage, in rubble stones and sandstone for the rest. All the angles of the building are toothed and every second stone is bossed. The church has been listed as a Belgian cultural heritage site since 1949.

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Founded: 1750-1753
Category: Religious sites in Belgium

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Eric Baetens (2 years ago)
Diego De Roo (3 years ago)
Very beautiful church well maintained by a top sacristan. It opens daily from 8 am to 5 pm. Sunday mass takes place on Saturday, at 5.30 p.m. It is said in the church in summer, and in winter it is said in the week chapel, located just to the right of the church.
Francisco Ruiz (3 years ago)
Martine Hottiaux (4 years ago)
I work in this church
bilal karaman (4 years ago)
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