Sunday, May 11, 2014

inSPIREd Sunday







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August 2012 - Vernon France




The Notre Dame Church Collegiate is considered one of the most beautiful examples of medieval architecture in France. Built between the 11th and 16th century, the collegiate contains different architectural styles. Where the altar and the transept are Romanesque style, the rest of the building was rebuilt in three different Gothic (namely Early, Flamboyant and Perpendicular Gothic) styles. The organs date back to the beginning of the 17th century and which was restored in 1979. Some magnificent abstract-style stained glass windows were inserted in the 1970’s to replace those destroyed during World War II.
















7 comments:

  1. what's not to love??! what a beauty. love the pipes. ( :

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  2. What wonderful windows.
    Tom The Backroads Traveller

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  3. Impressive detail, particularly the stained glass.

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  4. I love that view down the main aisle!

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  5. Well, what can you say? Will "Wow!" do?

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  6. These are some great detail pictures. I feel like I've been there. Thanks for playing along. Here’s my Dreaming of France meme

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  7. I do love visiting French churches. They're all astonishing- similar, but clearly individual. I haven't been to this one, but would definitely be drawn inside if I was nearby.

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