Église Saint-Hilaire-le-Grand

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Saint-Hilaire-le-Grand

The Église Saint-Hilaire-le-Grand is a church in Poitiers, France. It was named after Hilary of Poitiers (Hilaire in French).

The church dates back to the 11th century,[1] and was consecrated in 1049.[2] It was damaged during the French Revolution and was restored in the second half of the 19th century. The church received a new portal, and the nave was partly reconstructed.[2] The church was listed as Monument historique in 1840.[1] It was also listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1998 as part of the Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France.

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  1. ^ a b Eglise Saint-Hilaire, French Ministry of Culture
  2. ^ a b église Saint-Hilaire, Poitiers' town hall website

Coordinates: 46°34′38″N 0°19′58″E / 46.57722°N 0.33278°E / 46.57722; 0.33278