Saint Thegonnec, L'Arc de Triomphe

We have so far seen no religious buildings in this chapter. In fact, religious buildings probably outnumber all other classes of monumental buildings. I believe that this is a religious complex, and if anyone knows for certainly, please advise.

This is surely one of the grandest entrances ever applied to a building complex, and it can be identified from a great distance.

The roof line is harmonious and beautifully articulated. The quality of the design, materials, and construction is unmistakable.

The clock is peculiarly out of scale with the rest of the building and was most likely added some time after the original construction of the building. Only by keeping it small could it be worked into the building.


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