Today we are visiting the the 'Holy Trinity' (la Trinité) in Pont-de-Ruan. The site has been a place of worship from as early as 444 when Saint Brice, a disciple
Saint Martin is said to have founded the first church.
We entered the church through the side portal which has a number of interesting features,carved corbels,evidence of a new arch plus a message wishing you a 'joyeuses noel' throughout the year.Perhaps they think it discrete enough as to be unnoticeable?
The current 11th century church consists of a nave with two small side altars and a rectangular choir (added in the 13th century) with an attractive main altar.
There is a fourth altar to the rear of the church.
The nave is timber-clad and is illuminated by narrow windows positioned high up
You can see evidence of a blocked up round window.
Where's Joan?...no place for her here sadly.
The 12th century west doorway is notable for its carved corbels.and is a listed