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Abbaye de Graville

Le Havre | Archéologie - Arts décoratifs
Price
€3 - €5
Presentation
Abbey Graville, also called abbey of Sainte-Honorine, was founded in the eleventh century. It is located in Havre, department of Seine-Maritime in Haute-Normandie.

The church is dedicated to St Honorine, which we do not know much. It would have been a first burial in the Diocese of Bayeux and his body was transported to Graville. In the ninth century, before the threat of the Vikings, his relics were transferred to Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, near Paris. Norman nobleman William Graville Nolasco, Baron and Lord of Graville Eye began construction of the convent buildings end of the twelfth century - beginning of the thirteenth century, which today still traces in the chapter house.

Abbey Graville is a museum since 1926, hosting an important religious statuary, among the finest of Normandy and the lapidary elements from religious buildings in the region or even the Abbey. It is also home to an amazing collection of more than 150 models of the late nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth century illustran (human habitation in its entirety.
Hours

Closed for the day

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Contact details

  • Name: Abbaye de Graville
  • Address: rue de l'Abbaye - 76600 - Le Havre - France
  • Phone: (33) 02 35 24 51 00 ou 02 35 42 27 90

Services

Librairie, Carterie

Activities

Exposition, Visite guidée, Visite

Getting there

  • By bus : lignes n°7 (Sainte Honorine), 2, 3, 5, 8, 9 (Graville)
  • By train : gare du Havre
  • By plane : aéroport Le Havre - Octeville

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