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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S Tesniere (6 months ago)
Nice
Danielle Lambert (10 months ago)
Beautiful tour commented by a very interesting and very friendly person
sandrine parigot (11 months ago)
Very beautiful building seen from the outside because it was closed
Valentin de Wisscq (14 months ago)
Magnificent church, one if not the most beautiful in the region. I highly recommend.
Crawford Austin (3 years ago)
Simply Divine
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