Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Gréville-Hague
Manche

Basse-Normandie

D237
(Église de Sainte Colombe)

Saint Pierre

Saint Peter

(Greek: Πέτρος, Pétros, "stone, rock"; possibly died AD 67)
apostle, featured prominently in the New Testament and the Acts of the Apostles. Patron saint of locksmiths and confessors. Usually depicted holding the keys to the Kingdom of Heaven in his hand. Peter is the first Pope
(Wikipedia)

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Gréville-Hague /  Saint Pierre   Gréville-Hague /  Saint Pierre

Description

Stone statue on a socle in the church façade. The statue is the only left from a series of the twelve apostles, which stood in the church until the Revolution.

Gréville-Hague - Saint Pierre

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Location N 49°40'30" W 1°48'2"

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