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Guerville, Seine Maritime

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Country  France
Department  Seine-Maritime
Canton  Blangy-sur-Bresle
Area  12.46 km²
Local time  Saturday 1:16 PM
Region  Normandy
Arrondissement  Dieppe
Intercommunality  Blangy-sur-Bresle
Population  408 (1999)
Guerville, Seine-Maritime
Weather  13°C, Wind E at 8 km/h, 58% Humidity

Guerville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

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Map of 76340 Guerville, France

Geography

A village of farming, forestry and light industry situated in the valley of the Bresle river, in the Pays de Bray, some 20 miles (32 km) east of Dieppe at the junction of the D14, the D115 and the D126 roads.

Counts of Guerville

One of the most famous counts of Guerville near MANTES , Henri, went to Jerusalem on crusade. On his return he became a member of the justice court. One holder of the title served under Louis XIV, as the head of royal hunting (the "Grand Écuyer of France"). At the time of the French revolution, the last male heir fled to London where his wife died. He returned to France with his two daughters and was buried in Ferrières-en-Gâtinais.

Places of interest

  • The remains (a motte and moat) of the old Norman castle.
  • The church of St.Gilles, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • The nineteenth century Château de la Grande-Vallée.
  • The Château de La Haye.
  • References

    Guerville, Seine-Maritime Wikipedia


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