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Fascinating old priory of interest to gardeners, architects & photographers.

This is a fascinating old priory of interest to gardeners, architects & photographers. It seems to... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2018
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13 Jun 2018
“Fascinating old priory of interest to gardeners, architects & photographers.”
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Founded in the 11th century, the priory contains an interesting group of benedictin's buildings of which the 12thcentury chapel is a fine example of Norman Romanesque art. The priory is now a horticultural school.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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24 rue Saint Thomas Becket, 14480 Saint-Gabriel-Brecy, France
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+33 6 89 45 71 63
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

This is a fascinating old priory of interest to gardeners, architects & photographers. It seems to be a horticultural college nowadays; but clearly housed a religious order probably from the 17th Century onwards and was visited by some Royal Engineers in 1944. It is quite...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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