Gargoyles - Bayeux, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61
N 49° 16.540 W 000° 42.190
30U E 667060 N 5460639
Quick Description: Gargoyles on Bayeux Cathedral.
Location: Normandie, France
Date Posted: 8/31/2014 9:27:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMMCFR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
Views: 11

Long Description:
Bayeux Cathedral is a Norman-Romanesque cathedral, located in the town of Bayeux. It is the seat of the Bishop of Bayeux. It was the original home of the Bayeux Tapestry and is a national monument of France.

The site is an ancient one and was once occupied by Roman sanctuaries. The present cathedral was consecrated on 14 July 1077 in the presence of William, Duke of Normandy and King of England. It was here that William forced Harold Godwinson to take the oath, the breaking of which led to the Norman conquest of England.

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Water spout is used: yes

Condition: Lightly Weathered

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