The first church in Cherbourg, built around 435 AD, was destroyed in Norman raids in 841. Wilhelm the Conqueror ordered to build a new one in the 11th century. That church suffered badly in the Hundred Years" War and the current Gothic church was built to its ruins between 1450-1466. The Holy Trinity Church was secularized and looted during the Revolution in 1794, but rebuilt in the 19th century. The Neo-Gothic tower was erected in 1828.

The wooden pulpit dates from 1767 and altarpiece from 1814.

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Founded: 1450-1466
Category: Religious sites in France
Historical period: Valois Dynasty and Hundred Year's War (France)

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