The abbey church in Hambye, Normandy, is a fine example of Gothic architecture. The Benedictine abbey was founded in 1145 with the abbey church being built over a period of 150 years. The abbey prospered until 1810 when it was put up for sale and parts of the church were dismantled for its stone. The picture shows what remains of the church today. Hambye is a 15 minute drive from Gavray.

Photo and post by Chris of Gavray Gites
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