Lucerne abbey, Normandy

Day 21, Normandy Advent Calendar. Lucerne Abbey, near Granville in Normandy, is a Premonstratensian monastery founded in 1143. During the French Revolution it was reclaimed by the State with the buildings being used as a cotton mill and also as a source of stone. It is set in a valley with extensive grounds. Restoration started […]

Stained glass windows

Day 20 of my Normandy Advent Calendar in which I share some of my favourite things about Normandy. The stained glass windows to be found in churches, abbeys and cathedrals in the region often tell a story. This window is in Coutances cathedral. Posted by Chris at #stainedglasswindow #coutancescathedral   Check this out on […]