Martin M. Miles

Martin M. Miles

Posted on 09/17/2014


Photo taken on July  1, 2013



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Eglises de France Eglises de France



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France
Basse-Normandie
Manche
Cotentin
Tamerville
Saint Mayeul
Mayeul de Cluny
Majolus of Cluny


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Tamerville - Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption

Tamerville - Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption
The parish church "Notre-Dame-de-l'Assomption" in the center of Tamerville has a remarkable Romanesque tower. The church (and the tower) were erected mid 12th century, but the church got enlarged and altered over the time. The church was dedicated to Saint Mayeul (aka "Mayeul de Cluny", "Majolus of Cluny"). Saint Mayeul, important abbot of Cluny, built Cluny II. There must have been a connection to the Burgundy in the early times.

Corbels are under the roof of the Romanesque tower.

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