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Breton Monumental Calvaries (39 photos)
by MarieLouise Davies Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C:  W: 331 N: 3103] (10339)

There are are about 9 Monumental Calvaries in Brittany. They were often built in "Kersantite", this special dark grey granite from quarries situated in the Bay of Brest; it had this special quality that when it had just been dug out, it was rather soft, therefore quite easily sculpted; but then, it hardened with time, so the statues have managed to survive through the centuries.
Quilinen in St Servais and St Venec in Briec are missing. Anybody is welcome to add them, if they have the chance.

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