Architecture of Normandy - Ecclesiastical Architecture

Ecclesiastical Architecture

The confident ecclesiastical architecture, such as at Lessay and Bayeux, has left its mark on the landscape, as well as an artistic legacy in literature and in art, for example Claude Monet's series of impressionist paintings of the Gothic facade of Rouen Cathedral.

  • Abbey of Jumi├Ęges, near Rouen (ruins)
  • Abbey of Mont Saint-Michel, Normandy (continued in Gothic style)
  • Abbey of Bec
  • Two abbeys at Caen founded by William the Conqueror

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