Bernay Abbey

Local nameAbbaye Notre-Dame de Bernay
LocationBernay, France

Bernay Abbey was a Benedictine abbey in Bernay, Eure, France. The designers of its abbey church were ahead of their time, making it one of the first examples of Romanesque architecture in Normandy. It shows the early evolution of that style, its decorative elements and its building techniques.Founded in the 11th century by Judith of Brittany, daughter of Conan I of Rennes and wife of Richard II, Duke of Normandy, the abbey church was listed as a historic monument in 1862, the other abbey buildings in 1965 and the archaeological remains on the site in 1999.

Tags Place of WorshipChristian
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Address 1 Rue de l'Abbatiale, Bernay 27300, France

Coordinates 49°5'21.302" N 0°35'53.335" E

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