WV5848 : Fresco in the Fisherman's Chapel

Fresco in the Fisherman's Chapel
Fresco in the Fisherman's Chapel
14th century fresco depicting the Annunciation at the east end of the Fisherman's Chapel. The proper name of this chapel is La Chapelle-ès-Pêcheurs, and it was originally thought to be associated with the fishing guilds existing in the Island, although it has been suggested that rather than "pêcheurs" (fishermen) the name is more probably a corruption of "pécheurs" (sinners). The chapel dates from the 11th century on the site of an even earlier chapel, and pre-dates the church next door.
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Oliver Dixon   (find more nearby)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 25 January, 2012
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Subject Location
MGRS: geotagged! WV 5810 4817 [10m precision]
WGS84: 49:11.0149N 2:12.1633W
Photographer Location
MGRS: geotagged! WV 5809 4817
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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