Vatteville-la-Rue is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France.
Geography [ edit ]
A village of
forestry and farming situated in a meander of the river Seine in the Pays de Caux, some 22 miles (35 km) west of Rouen on the D65 and D40. The area is popular for the hunting of boar and deer. There is also considerable sand and gravel extraction at the large quarries.
Heraldry [ edit ]
The arms of the commune of Vatteville-la-Rue are
Gules, a 3-masted ship Or, and on a chief argent, a salamandre between an ash leaf and an oak leaf sable.
Population [ edit ]
Historical population of Vatteville-la-Rue
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 St. Martin, dating from the sixteenth century.
The chapel of St. Maur, also dating from the sixteenth century.
Traces of several
Roman villas in the forest of Brotonne. The ruins of a
castle destroyed in 1123. Vestiges of the chateau of Quesney.
A seventeenth-century windmill, in ruins.
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