Abbaye de Montmajour, Arles: the cloisters with the Pons l'Orme Tower behind

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RIBApix ref no RIBA60765
CountryFrance
CityArles
Subject Date1360
Image Date1880
ViewExterior
StyleRomanesque
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference41485/1
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This fortified Benedictine monastery was built between the 10th and 13th centuries. Construction on the Pons de l'Orme tower began in 1369 to protect the Abbey from the rampaging Grand Compagnies during the Hundred Years War.

Subject tags

towers, fortifications, cloisters, monasteries & convents