Tourville-la-Rivière is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.
A small farming and light industrial town situated by the banks of the Seine, some 9 miles (14 km) south of Rouen at the junction of the D144, D7 and the D13 roads.
Junction 21 of the A13 autoroute is within the commune’s borders. SNCF operates a TER rail service to the town. A huge new shopping centre was opened here in 2006.
||The arms of the commune of Tourville-la-Rivière are blazoned :
Bendy argent and azure, a crowned lion gules between 3 escallops Or.
Historical population of Tourville-la-Rivière
|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
- The shopping centre.
- The church of St. Martin, dating from the sixteenth century.
- The seventeenth-century chateau of Tourville at Bédane, with a dovecote built in 1691 and a 15th-century chapel.
- A seventeenth-century stone cross.
- A Roman necropolis of 150 to 200 tombs with pottery and coins all discovered during the building of the SNCF railway.