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  • De captivants à banals, les articles et photographies de “The Baguette” sont une tentative de publier un journal de ma vie dans la Manche et de proposer un forum de discussion pour tout ce qui touche à la Normandie.
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June 7 2011 3 07 /06 /June /2011 13:46

1115a Église Saint-Benoît, 15-20 Century, Cité P-copy-1Église Saint-Benoît has an ancient foundation built in the 12th century.  The original church was damaged by fire in 1367.  It was extended in 1473 by Charles d’Anjou, count of Maine and renovated in the 16th century—a new nave was constructed, the south aisle and the north chapel were completed in 1523.  The north aisle was added in 1626 and the Virgin’s chapel was added in 1689.  1117 Église Saint-Benoît, 15-20 Century, Virgin and ChilIn a niche at the corner of the chancel is a terracotta Virgin and Child dating from the first half of the 17th century.  The church was renovated considerably in the 19th century and endowed with its current tower in 1900.  1115c Église Saint-Benoît, 15-20 Century, Le MansSadly all I have are pictures of the exterior since it was closed during my afternoon visit.

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