Saint-Fromond Abbey

Saint-Fromond, France

In 650 AD Fromond and some of his companions arrived to Brévands and established an abbey. Fromond became a bishop of Coutances he was died to the abbey in the year 690. In 871 Normans destroyed and looted the abbey. The new church was built in 1154 by Richard de Bohon, the bishop of Coutances. It was again destroyed by fire and the abbey church was rebuilt again with a massive Romanesque nave. It was demolished and rebuilt in 1766. The church was partially destroyed in bombings of summer 1944. Today the abbey church remains.

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Founded: 1154
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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www.abbayes-normandes.com

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Jean Pierre Lemarchand (2 years ago)
Very beautiful abbey, come and visit it
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Lotus Matralotus (4 years ago)
I came for a sad moment a lot of crying
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