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Report (Permission Visit) Eglise Church, Estrees-Deniécourt France - April 16

Discussion in 'European and International Sites' started by Funlester, May 3, 2016.

  1. Funlester

    Funlester The Fun One
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    This place was an unknown to me and was the highlight of the trip. All I know was a nice looking church but it out did that.
    This place was awesome and the second stop on our trip.

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    Stolen from BrianL report as couldnt find anything apart form the same info -

    Been really tricky to get mush history on this place and the locals didn't speak much English so hard to get any real info locally either, all I have found is this extract from a small website.

    In total, in fact, 381 communes declared disaster by fighting and bombing in WW1. As in most villages of eastern Somme therefore, the church of Estrées-Deniecourt must be raised. This was done ten years after the conflict ended. With the separation of the Church of law and the state passed December 9, 1905, a diocesan cooperative reconstruction is founded in December 1921. His work is immense. In 1930, 211 monuments were rebuilt, fifty other almost-completed. Since the collection of funds, the choice of architect, validate plans and project supervision work, this voluntary organization controls all stages of the re-elevation of the cult buildings

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    nice one, a different kind of church ;-)
     
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