Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Néville-sur-Mer
Manche

Basse-Normandie

La fontaine Saint Benoît

Saint Benoît

Saint Benedict

(c.480-543)
Patron saint of Europe and students; founded communities for monks. Benedict's main achievement is his "Rule of Saint Benedict", containing precepts for his monks
(Wikipedia)

20th century

Néville-sur-Mer /  Saint Benoît   Néville-sur-Mer /  Saint Benoît

Description

Fountain in the middle of a field topped with a little grott with a statue of St. Benedict, built at the beginning of the 20th century with the debris from the priory, which was destroyed during the Hundred Year's War.

Néville-sur-Mer - Saint Benoît

Tags

Location N 49°41'56" W 1°20'48"

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Item Code: frbn137; Photograph: 8 August 2015
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