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July 22, 2008
Valdivienne 860233 86300
Vienne Poitou-Charentes
46.510 0.638 70 m

In the village of Morthemer, crossed by the Dive river, commune of Valdivienne:

CASTLE of Morthemer, XIVe XVe centuries, restored at the XIXe century. Private property.

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COLLEGIAL Notre-Dame of the Assumption, Romance church of XIe XIIIe XIVe centuries. Contiguous to the castle into which it was formerly integrated.
It comprises a single nave, with arched spans of warheads. A Romance crypt of XIVe century is decorated with Gothic murals.


Valdivienne is a French commune, located in the department of la Vienne of the Poitou-Charentes area, populated of 2308 Valdiviennois, distributed on 62 km², that is to say 38 h/km².

The commune of Valdivienne is created in 1969 by the fusion of Morthemer, Salles-de-Toulon and Saint-Martin-la-Rivière then followed by la Chapelle-Morthemer.

The village is on the hillsides on which the castle is drawn up, and dominates the course of la Dive river, at its feet.

Morthemer was the first baronnie of Poitou, and is also one of the most beautiful villages of Poitou. The village preserves old houses of XVe XVIIe centuries.
In the cemetery, one can see a cross hosannière of Romance style.

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