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Saint Martin de Boscherville

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Country  France
Department  Seine-Maritime
Intercommunality  Seine-Austreberthe
Area  12.91 km²
Arrondissement  Rouen
Region  Normandy
Canton  Duclair
Population (2006)  1,497
Local time  Tuesday 11:36 PM
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Weather  10°C, Wind S at 11 km/h, 79% Humidity

Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.

Contents

Map of 76840 Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville, France

Geography

A residential village situated by the banks of the river Seine, some 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Rouen at the junction of the D67, D267 and the D982 roads.

Places of interest

  • The abbey church of St. Georges, dating from the twelfth century.
  • twelfth century vestiges of the abbey (cloisters and halls etc.)
  • Ancient wood framed houses.
  • The thirteenth century Templars manorhouse at Genetay.
  • Ruins of the old castle of Genetay.
  • The sixteenth century chapel of St. Gorgon.
  • People

  • Jean-Pierre Aumer, ballet choreographer, died here in 1833
  • Louis Fabulet, translator of the works of Rudyard Kipling lived here.
  • The marriage of musician David Hallyday and model Estelle Lefébure took place here in 1989
  • Jean Lecanuet, politician, is buried in the abbey
  • Twin towns

  • Hurstpierpoint, England
  • References

    Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville Wikipedia


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