Martin M. Miles

Martin M. Miles

Posted on 09/18/2014


Photo taken on July  1, 2013



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Mayeul de Cluny
Saint Mayeul
Tamerville
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Manche
Basse-Normandie
France
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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.

The capital is cut into halves by the "Baroque" decoration (see previous upload). To the right a hunter on a horse, blowing his horn. He chases a stag (left).

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