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Roman villa in Montcaret 11th century church

Roman villa in Montcaret

August 6th 2016
Geo: 44.8587, 0.06384This afternoon we visited a archaeological site in the small village of Montcaret. We explored the remains of a 1st century AD Roman villa that was inhabited until the 5th century. Then in the 11th century some monks built a church on the abandoned site. The church was partly destroyed during the 16th century Wars of Religion. The cemetery and village grew up around it, eras ... read more
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