The current Church of Notre Dame Le Cloître St Thégonnec is said to date from 1710 but I wonder if this is correct – parts of the building seem much older. Like many of the Parish Enclosures the building was funded by the flax and linen trade and originally was a Priory under the control of the Abbey of Le Relecq.
A curious stone, or perhaps gravestone, lies at the West Door, and leads into an interesting interior: a blue vaulted ceiling, a line of saints on the crossbar, decorated side chapels, painted ceilings, and naughty cherubs on the pulpit!
The simple font has a beautifully carved cover.
Outside the Calvary is simple.
This seems to a straightforward, modest church, with a good atmosphere – peaceful and welcoming – but I am sure that more could be understood and discovered.
Le Cloître St Thégonnec and here and here
Walks in Finistere and here
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