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Country  France
Department  Aisne
Canton  Villers-Cotterêts
Area  3.85 km²
Region  Hauts-de-France
Arrondissement  Soissons
Intercommunality  Ourcq et Clignon
Local time  Thursday 3:52 AM
Weather  7°C, Wind W at 27 km/h, 76% Humidity

Ancienville is a French commune in the department of Aisne in the Hauts-de-France region of northern France.


Map of 02600 Ancienville, France


Ancienville is located some 10 km east by south east of Villers-Cotterets and 25 km south-west of Soissons. The commune can be accessed by the D973 road from Villers-Cotterets in the north-west continuing west through the heart of the commune north of the village to Chouy. The D1370 runs south from the D973 and passes through the village continuing south to Noroy-sur-Ourcq. The commune is partly farmland with forests in an arc from the south-west to the north-east.

La Savieres river flows south forming the western border of the commune and continues to join the Ourcq river near Silly-la-Poterie.


List of Successive Mayors of Ancienville

(Not all data is known)


In 2010 the commune had 73 inhabitants. The evolution of the number of inhabitants is known through the population censuses conducted in the town since 1793. From the 21st century, a census of municipalities with fewer than 10,000 inhabitants is held every five years, unlike larger towns that have a sample survey every year.

Population Change (See database)

Sources : Ldh/EHESS/Cassini until 1962, INSEE database from 1968 (population without double counting and municipal population from 2006)

Civil heritage

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

  • The Town Hall/School (1841)
  • Religious heritage

    The commune has several religious buildings and structures that are registered as historical monuments:

  • A Fountain of devotion to the Virgin (19th century)
  • A Wayside Cross (20th century)
  • The Cross of the Federation Wayside Cross (1790)
  • A Stone Cross (16th century)
  • The Parish Church of Saint-Médard (20th century) The Church contains many items that are registered as historical objects:
  • A Funeral plaque for Jean Charpentier, Priest for Ancienville (1732)
  • A Tombstone for Jean Charpentier, Priest for Ancienville (1732)
  • A Stained Glass window: Nativity, Saint Médard, the adoration of the Magi (16th century)
  • A Bust: Christ (19th century)
  • A Chasuble, Maniple, Chalice cover (19th century)
  • A Chasuble, Stole, and Maniple (18th century)
  • A Statuette from a Processional Staff (19th century)
  • A Parish Processional Staff of Saint Médard (18th century)
  • A Baptismal font (1788)
  • A set of 2 Stained glass windows: Saint Médard, donor, Nativity, and the adoration of the Magi (16th century)
  • A Tombstone (3) (16th century)
  • A Tombstone (2) (16th century)
  • The Furniture in the Church
  • Gallery of Historical Monuments

    Notable People linked to the commune

    Charles Joseph Patissier de Bussy-Castelnau, Marquis de Bussy-Castelnau (1718-1785), Governor-General of Pondicherry.


    Ancienville Wikipedia

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