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Porch Capitals: Lions

Romanesque capital of lions (with Latin inscription LEONES) on the west tower. Dedicated to a 6th-century abbot from Poitiers, the Church of St. Porchaire is a Carolingian foundation with a Romanesque tower (11th century) and Late Gothic interior (1520).

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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