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Gothic Cathedral in Coutances

Published on December 10, 2015 by Chris Robinson

Originally shared by +Gavray gite rentals, Normandy France

A Gothic Roman Catholic cathedral constructed from 1210 to 1274 that incorporates the remains of an earlier Norman cathedral. Although much of Coutances was damaged during World War II, the building escaped relatively unscathed. Rising majestically above the town, it can be seen as far away as Jersey.

Entry is free and it is open every day from 9am until 7pm (6pm in winter). Further details can be found at http://cathedralecoutances.free.fr/

Photo and post by Chris of Gavray Gites
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Until 2014 I worked in central London as a marketeer for a membership organization. Years of watching property renovation programmes on TV sparked a dream to do this in France having studied French and worked there previously. I left my job and completed the sale of my house on the same day (a stroke of luck rather than good planning) and headed off to Normandy. I undertook a barn renovation project managing the artisans’ workload. The result is a 3 bedroom gite which I now market all year providing me with endless opportunities to increase my skills and knowledge.
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