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L'église Saint Martin - Fontenay Le Pesnel - France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine
N 49° 10.131 W 000° 34.570
30U E 676678 N 5449054
Quick Description: L'église Saint-Martin détruite par les bombardements en 1944, vestiges de la tour clocher du XIVème et XVème siècle. The church of St. Martin, destroyed by the bombing in 1944, remains of the bell tower of the XIVth and XVth century.
Location: Normandie, France
Date Posted: 7/28/2017 1:40:35 PM
Waymark Code: WMW98A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1
Views: 5

Long Description:
Dans l'ancien clocher, seul vestige du bombardement, une grosse cloche que l'on peut toucher en passant par la porte
Le cimetière est désaffecté, seul la pelouse est entretenue et un personnage illustre repose ici, le poète Jean Regnault de Segrais, né le 22 août 1624 à Caen et mort le 25 mars 1701, également homme de lettres et traducteur.

In the old bell tower, the only vestige of the bombing, a big bell that can be touched by the door
The cemetery is disused, only the lawn is maintained and an illustrious person rests here, the poet Jean Regnault de Segrais, born August 22, 1624 in Caen and died on March 25, 1701, also a man of letters and translator.
Address of Tower:
Eglise Saint Martin
Fontenay le Pesnel, France

Still Operational: yes

Number of bells in tower?: 1

Relevant website?: [Web Link]

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Tours or visits allowed in tower?: Yes

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