P1120485 The benedictine abbey of La Sauve was founded in 1079; at its peak in the 12th and 13th centuries the abbey hosted 100 monks but it then declined due to the...
The benedictine abbey of La Sauve was founded in 1079; at its peak in the 12th and 13th centuries the abbey hosted 100 monks but it then declined due to the…
P1120484 Most of the current ruins are from the 12th century (romanesque). Front: chapter room.
Most of the current ruins are from the 12th century (romanesque). Front: chapter room.
P1120483 Chapter room.
Chapter room.
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P1120480 Foreground: Cloister.
Foreground: Cloister.
P1120479 Apse of the abbey church.
Apse of the abbey church.
P1120486 Apse of the abbey church.
Apse of the abbey church.
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P1120455 Abbey church.
Abbey church.
P1120474 Abbey church tower.
Abbey church tower.
P1120458 Abbey church tower.
Abbey church tower.
P1120482 Abbey church tower.
Abbey church tower.
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P1120456 Saint Matthew, one of 12 stone "consecration disks" set in the walls when the abbey was completed in 1231.
Saint Matthew, one of 12 stone "consecration disks" set in the walls when the abbey was completed in 1231.
P1120457 Consecration disk: Saint Jude stamping a dragon.
Consecration disk: Saint Jude stamping a dragon.
P1120460 Consecration disk: Saint Bartholomew.
Consecration disk: Saint Bartholomew.
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