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To the north-east of the church, the Tithe Barn is part of a beautiful group of recently restored rural buildingsnow used for public or private events.

Until the Revolution, the Abbaye-aux-Dames belonged to the Abbaye-aux-Dames, authorizing its Abbess to collect tithes (a tax in kind representing about one-tenth of the harvests, peaches and herds) stored in a barn provided for therein effect.
This barn, mentioned for the first time in 1257, was abandoned during the period known as the Hundred Years War and certainly rebuilt in the 15th and 16th centuries, using original elements, To resume its function.
Its architecture, similar to that of barns built in England at the same period, proves the influence and importance of Anglo-Norman exchanges.
It used to be part of the Ferme de l’Abbaye or Baronnie.

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Abbayes de Normandie - Route historique
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