Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives Abbey

Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives, France

The Abbey Church of Saint-Pierre-sur-Diveswas was rebuilt in the 12th century and 13th centuries and restored and modified in the 16th and 17th centuries, replacing the former abbey church built in 1011 by William the Conqueror's aunt, Countess Lesceline. The church was entirely restored in the 16th century. By that time it got its general current appearance: a long main nave with two aisles and five radiating chapels, in the gothic style.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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Michel Villette (3 years ago)
Abbatiale historique et remarquable par sa conservation
Laurent Bacchetta (3 years ago)
C'est très beau
Duval paulette (3 years ago)
Superbe lieu
yvette bisson (3 years ago)
Très jolie cette ville
Pierre M (3 years ago)
Elle possède un calendrier zodiacal et un gnomon.
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