Autreppes

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Autreppes
The Town Hall
The Town Hall
Location of Autreppes
Autreppes is located in France
Autreppes
Autreppes
Autreppes is located in Hauts-de-France
Autreppes
Autreppes
Coordinates: 49°54′15″N 3°51′24″E / 49.9042°N 3.8567°E / 49.9042; 3.8567Coordinates: 49°54′15″N 3°51′24″E / 49.9042°N 3.8567°E / 49.9042; 3.8567
CountryFrance
RegionHauts-de-France
DepartmentAisne
ArrondissementVervins
CantonVervins
IntercommunalityThiérache du Centre
Government
 • Mayor (2014-2020) Paul Basse
Area
1
6.78 km2 (2.62 sq mi)
Population
 (2016-01-01)[1]
183
 • Density27/km2 (70/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code
02040 /02580
Elevation117–201 m (384–659 ft)
(avg. 121 m or 397 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

Autreppes is a French commune in the department of Aisne in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France and in the natural region of Thiérache.

Geography[edit]

Autreppes is located some 35 km east by north east of Saint-Quentin and 15 km west of Hirson. It can be accessed by the D31 road running from Saint-Algis in the west through the heart of the commune and the village and continuing east to Etreaupont. There are also many country roads covering the commune and accessing it from all directions. The commune consists entirely of farmland.[2]

The Oise river traverses the northern part of the commune from east to west. Only one stream flows into it from the north in the commune.[2]

Neighbouring communes and villages[2][edit]

History[edit]

The area was called Altripia in 876. Autreppes was part of the former royal estate given to the Abbey of Saint-Denis in 915. Then the village of Autreppes became a lordship until the French Revolution. In 1790 the commune was part of the Canton of Marly in the district of Vervins but in 1801 became part of the Canton of Vervins in the Arrondissement of Vervins.

Administration[edit]

List of Successive Mayors of Autreppes[3]

From To Name Party Position
2001 2003 Jean Sauvage
2003 2008 Jean Basse DVG
2008 Present Paul Basse DVG

(Not all data is known)

Population[edit]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
2006175—    
2007180+2.9%
2008184+2.2%
2009186+1.1%
2010187+0.5%
2011184−1.6%
2012180−2.2%
2013177−1.7%
2014178+0.6%
2015179+0.6%
2016179+0.0%
The War memorial
The old Railway Station

Culture and heritage[edit]

The Axe Vert

Civil heritage[edit]

The commune has a number of buildings and structures that are registered as historical monuments:

  • A Schoolteacher's House at 10 Rue Bernard-Lefèvre (1823)Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg[4]
  • A Railway Station at Rue du Gîte (1909)Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg[5]
  • A Spinning Mill at 13 Rue Jean-Pierre-Lefèvre (1850)Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg[6]
  • A House at 4 Rue Jean-Pierre-Lefèvre (1804)Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg[7]
  • The Town Hall / School at Place de la Mairie (1879)Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg[8]
  • A Farmhouse at 24 Rue de Vervins (1865)Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg[9]
Other sites of interest
  • The Axe Vert (Green Axis) is a hiking trail built on the old Guise-Hirson railway trackbed which forms part of the GR 122 walking trail.

Religious heritage[edit]

The Saint-Hilaire fortified church
The fortified church south transept

The commune has two religious buildings that are registered as historical monuments:

  • A former Presbytery (1778)Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg[10]
  • The Parish Church of Saint-Hilaire (1632)Logo monument historique - rouge sans texte.svg[11][12] The Church contains many items that are registered as historical objects:
    • A Rock Frame (18th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[13]
    • A Chasuble, Stole, Maniple, and a Chalice cover (19th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[14]
    • An Altar Painting: Assumption (16th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[15]
    • A Painting: Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple (17th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[16]
    • A Reliquary Cross of Saint Hilaire of Poitiers (1758)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[17]
    • A Cross: Christ on the Cross (18th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[18]
    • A Confessional Door (18th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[19]
    • A Statue: Virgin and child called Our Lady of Victories (19th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[20]
    • A Funeral Cross for François Demarle (1814)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[21]
    • A Tabernacle (17th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[22]
    • A set of 2 Consoles (18th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[23]
    • A set of 6 Stained glass windows of people (1961)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[24]
    • A Stained glass window: Saint Augustin (Bay 7) (19th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[25]
    • A set of 4 Pews (18th century)Logo monument historique - noir sans texte.svg[26]
The Church Picture Gallery
Other religious sites of interest

Notable people linked to the commune[edit]

  • Bernard and Jean-Pierre Lefèvre - two young people killed during the war in Algeria. The two main streets of the commune are named after them.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

Notes[edit]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Populations légales 2016". INSEE. Retrieved 25 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b c Google Maps
  3. ^ List of Mayors of France (in French)
  4. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA02000421 Schoolteacher's House at 10 Rue Bernard-Lefèvre (in French)
  5. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA02000419 Schoolteacher's House at Rue du Gîte (in French)
  6. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA02000426 Spinning Mill at 13 Rue Jean-Pierre-Lefèvre (in French)
  7. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA02000417 House at 4 Rue Jean-Pierre-Lefèvre (in French)
  8. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA02000418 Town Hall / School at Place de la Mairie (in French)
  9. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA02000423 Farmhouse at 24 Rue de Vervins (in French)
  10. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA02000420 Presbytery (in French)
  11. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée IA02000409 Parish Church of Saint-Hilaire (in French)
  12. ^ Ministry of Culture, Mérimée PA00115514 Parish Church of Saint-Hilaire (in French)Camera aabb.svg
  13. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001419 Rock Frame (in French)
  14. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001381 Chasuble, Stole, Maniple, and a Chalice cover (in French)
  15. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001380 Altar Painting: Assumption (in French)
  16. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001372 Painting: Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple (in French)
  17. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001371 Reliquary Cross of Saint Hilaire of Poitiers (in French)
  18. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001370 Cross: Christ on the Cross (in French)
  19. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001369 Confessional Door (in French)
  20. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001368 Statue: Virgin and child called Our Lady of Victories (in French)
  21. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001367 Funeral Cross for François Demarle (in French)
  22. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001366 Tabernacle (in French)
  23. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001365 Set of 2 Consoles (in French)
  24. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001364 Set of 6 Stained glass windows of people (in French)
  25. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001363 Stained glass window: Saint Augustin (Bay 7) (in French)
  26. ^ Ministry of Culture, Palissy IM02001362 Set of 4 Pews (in French)