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Refectory and Kitchen

View of refectory (right) and the Romanesque kitchen, a fascinating structure with a Byzantine-style cupola and fish-scale pyramid roof, like those seen in nearby Poitou. The kitchen dates from around 1160 and was restored in the early 20th century by Lucien Magne, who added a lantern to each chimney. Abbey of Fontevraud, Loire Valley, France.

Photo © David Joyal.

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