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July 25, 2008
Salles 790303 79800
Deux-Sèvres Poitou-Charentes
46.386 -0.098 90 m

The church at the bottom of the garden.
Church Saint-Martin XIIe XIXe centuries.

Outside, 2 images
Interior

This Romanesque church was built from 1150 to 1200 by the monks of the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Maixent, now Saint-Maixent-l'Ecole.

The chorus and the capitals poitevins remain in spite of the wars of religion and the French revolution, as well as a beautiful Gothic arch of 1450.

Salles is a french commune, located in the department of Deux-Sèvres of the Poitou-Charentes area, populated of 337 Salladins, distributed on 8 km², that is to say 42 hab./km².

Famous hosts remained with the castle of Salles of XVe XVIe XVIIIe centuries: Louis XIV, Louis XV, Madam de Sévigné, Madam de Lafayette, Ninon de Lenclos.

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