Fontaine-le-Bourg is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.
Geography [ edit ]
A village of
farming and a little light industry, situated by the banks of the Cailly River in the Pays de Caux, some 10 miles (16 km) north of Rouen, at the junction of the D53, D44 and the D151 roads.
Heraldry [ edit ]
The arms of Fontaine-le-Bourg are
Quarterly 1: Gules, a mitre Or; 2: Or a Delmarre-Deboutteville car vert; 3: Or, a weaver's shuttle bendwise vert; 4: gules, a lion Or; all within a bordure compony argent and sable.
Population [ edit ]
Historical population of Fontaine-le-Bourg
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 Notre-Dame, dating from the eleventh century.
Ruins of a 16th-century château.
A sixteenth century
manor house. A memorial, erected in 1958 to commemorate an early motor car journey.
A sixteenth century fountain.
watermills and cotton mills alongside the river. A
sandstone cross from the seventeenth century.
Notable people [ edit ]
Édouard Delamare-Deboutteville (1856–1901), who, in February 1884, together with Léon Malandin, built and drove a motor car fitted with a 4 stroke internal combustion engine from here to Cailly.
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