Clères is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in north-western France.
Geography [ edit ]
farming and forestry market town situated by the banks of the Clérette river, in the Pays de Caux, some 17 miles (27 km) northeast of Rouen, at the junction of the D 2, D 6, D 53 and the D 100 roads. SNCF has a TER railway station in the town.
Heraldry [ edit ]
The arms of Clères are
Argent, a bend azure diapered Or, charged with a flamingo Or.
Population [ edit ]
Historical population of Clères
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.
Places of interest [ edit ]
The church of Sts. Waast-&-Nicolas, dating from the sixteenth century.
The church of St. Sauveur at Cordelleville, dating from the twelfth century.
The church of Notre-Dame at Le Tôt, dating from the twelfth century.
château and its park, home of the zoo. A seventeenth century
sandstone cross. Ruins of a
medieval castle. Several ancient wood-framed houses.
The eighteenth century market hall ‘Les Halles’.
People with links to the commune [ edit ]
Twin towns [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
Bibliography [ edit ]
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