POUSSAY

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Description

Following the legend of St. Menne, two religious monuments dedicated to the Blessed were constructed: a chapel (near the village of Puzieux) and an abbey in the village of Poussay.

In this abbey lived Benedictine. It is in the interior of the cloister that the well was built. the twelfth century.

Originally, the well was used only to Benedictine. Then when the abbey was destroyed during the revolution, all the villagers used it to : their consumption, daily use (washing ...), to water animals. In the XVII century, it was covered, to keep his own surroundings. Following the discovery of the source and construction of a fountain, the use of the well stopped.

Additional informations

Type of amenities : Historic monument or place to visit

Conditions of visit : Visit on your own at all times, Tour of exterior only

Category of tourist venue - historic building : Listed historic monument (MH)

Subject of tourist venue - historic building : Vernacular architecture, Outstanding small town or village

PUITS rue du Cloître
88500 POUSSAY
03 29 37 37 13

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