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The dovecote of the Domaine du Fossé
The dovecote of the Domaine du Fossé
Coat of arms of Mont-Cauvaire
Coat of arms
Mont-Cauvaire is located in France
Location within Normandy region
Mont-Cauvaire is located in Normandy
Coordinates: 49°34′18″N 1°06′38″E / 49.5717°N 1.1106°E / 49.5717; 1.1106Coordinates: 49°34′18″N 1°06′38″E / 49.5717°N 1.1106°E / 49.5717; 1.1106
Country France
Region Normandy
Department Seine-Maritime
Arrondissement Rouen
Canton Bois-Guillaume
 • Mayor Emmanuel De Bailliencourt
Area1 9.02 km2 (3.48 sq mi)
Population (2006)2 614
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
INSEE/Postal code 76443 /76690
Elevation 65–176 m (213–577 ft)
(avg. 175 m or 574 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Mont-Cauvaire is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.


A farming village, situated along the banks of the Cailly River in the Pays de Caux, some 10 miles (16 km) north of Rouen on the D3 road.


Arms of Mont-Cauvaire
The arms of Mont-Cauvaire are blazoned :
Gules, 2 fesses wavy abased, with a triple-peaked mount argent over them, in chief a leopard Or armed sable, langued gules, holding a latin cross bendwise sable.


Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
411 451 471 557 603 566 614
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest[edit]

  • The church of St.Martin, dating from the nineteenth century.
  • A sixteenth century sandstone cross.
  • The seventeenth century Château du Rombosc, with its chapel, and parkland.
  • The Château du Fossé, dating from the seventeenth century.
  • The eighteenth century Pavillon de La Tourelle and its parkland.
  • Two dovecotes and a communal oven.

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