Church of Saint-Céneri-le-Gerei

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The rear of the Church of Saint-Céneri-le-Gerei

The Church of Saint-Céneri-le-Gerei (Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Language/data/iana scripts' not found.) is a Roman Catholic church in the commune of Saint-Cénéri-le-Gérei in north-western France.[1] It was built in the late-11th and early-12th centuries.[2]

History

The building of the Church of Saint-Cénéri-le-Gérei was started in 1089 and ended in 1125.[2] The structure is on a rocky cliff[1] near the Sarthe River.

The church has Norman characteristics.[3]

The church is made up of a nave and a transept with small chapels. It has a choir with a curved apse. The central tower has a roof with two sides.

The old church was restored in 2006.[1]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Normandie-tourisme.fr, Eglise et chappelle de Saint-Céneri-le-Gerei; retrieved 2012-5-24.
  2. 2.0 2.1 SaintCeneri.org, Histoire et légendes → l'église; excerpt, Aux 11ème et 12ème siècles la construction de l'église actuelle ...; retrieved 2012-5-24.
  3. "Saint-Céneri-le-Gérei", Encyclpédie Larousse; retrieved 2012-5-24.

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