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Nord - Pas-de-Calais

Mail Saint-Martin
('Église Saint-Martin)

Façade de l'Église Saint-Martin

Façade of Saint-Martin's Church

St. Martin
Savaria, Pannonia (now Szombathely, Hungary), 316 - Candes-Saint-Martin, Gaul 397
3rd Bishop of Tours. Around his name much legendary material accrued and he has become one of the most familiar and recognizable Christian saints
René Fache

Cambrai /  Façade de l'Église Saint-Martin   Cambrai /  Façade de l'Église Saint-Martin


The front façade of St. Martin's Church - which is the lower part of the belfry - has a stone relief of St. Martin sharing his cloak with a beggar, and in corner niches on the butés two statues of saints, one holding an anchor, the other a lamp.

Cambrai - Façade de l'Église Saint-Martin
Saint with anchor

Cambrai - Façade de l'Église Saint-Martin
Saint with lamp


(Relief) R. Fache sculpt. 1863


Sources & Information


Location (N 50°10'27" - E 3°13'55")

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Item Code: frnp086; Photograph: 17 October 2017
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