Montérolier is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.
Geography [ edit ]
farming village situated in the Pays de Bray, some 30 miles (48 km) southeast of Dieppe at the junction of the D24 and the D38 roads. The Varenne River has its source here.
Surrounded by the common
Neufbosc, Mathonville and Saint-Martin-Osmonville, Montérolier is located 26 km northeast of Mont-Saint-Aignan, the largest city nearby. [1 ]
History [ edit ]
During 1943, in the Clairefeuille woods at Montérolier, the Germans built underground galleries in which to store
V-1 flying bombs. After the Second World War, the galleries were opened to the public. On the 21 and 22 June 1995, 13 people died accidentally in the tunnels.
Population [ edit ]
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates
Places of interest [ edit ]
The church of Notre-Dame, dating from the eighteenth century.
Traces of an 11th-century
castle. A nineteenth-century château.
sandstone cross, from the sixteenth century. The tunnels of Montérolier. (Closed since the accident in 1995).
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