Abbey of Montamajour, Arles: the cloisters with the Pons de l'Orme tower in the background

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RIBApix ref no RIBA58808
Artist/PhotographerBarral, E.
CountryFrance
CityArles
Subject Date1100
Image Date1880
ViewExterior
StyleMedieval
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference7143
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This Benedictine monastery was built between the 10th and 13th centuries. The abbey was fortified with the Pons de l'Orme tower during the war against Arles in 1386-1398.

Subject tags

towers, fortifications, abbeys, cloisters