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Église Sainte-Petronille / Church of Saint Petronilla (La Pernelle, Normandy)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dorcadion Team
N 49° 37.143 W 001° 17.914
30U E 622894 N 5497666
Quick Description: Small but beautiful stone Church of Saint Petronilla (Église Sainte-Petronille), located on a tiny hill in village La Pernelle, is from a far visible architectural dominant of this picturesque part of Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy...
Location: Normandie, France
Date Posted: 2/24/2010 3:22:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM89XF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 8

Long Description:

Stone Church of Saint Petronilla (Église Sainte-Petronille), located on a tiny hill in village La Pernelle, is from a far visible architectural dominant of this picturesque part of Cotentin Peninsula in Normandy.

The Romaneque-Gothic Church of Saint Petronilla (built in XIth century and rebuilt in XVth century) was heavily damaged during the Second World War and only the belfry remained intact from the original medieval structure. Thanks to its for Cotentin unusually high elevation (102 m a.s.l.), the village La Pernelle has been transformed into a Garman fortress and suffered from numerous Allied air-raids. After war was church completely reconstructed, so its interior is, therefore, quite modern...

Localisation (from Merimee DB): La Pernelle

Adresse (from Merimee DB): Basse-Normandie, Manche, 50630 La Pernelle, 2 Village Eglise

Dénomination (from Merimee DB): Église

Eléments protégés MH (from Merimee DB):
Clocher


Epoque de construction (from Merimee DB): 11e siècle, 15e siècle

Date de protection MH (preferred) or Date versement (Merimee DB): 5/5/1975

Relevant Website: [Web Link]

Photo with MH logo pictured included?: Not Listed

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