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columns in the chapter house

The chapter house

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Chapter house

Frieze in the chapter houseThe chapter room was built after the abbey church and dates from the last quarter of the 12th century. This room offers a number of areas of interest:

The ribs of the vaults rest on sculpted springers with a flexible decoration of “water leaves”. It is richly decorated with capitals showing scenes from the Old Testament (Joshua, the taking of Jericho, Moses, the sacrifice of Isaac, etc.)

Entrance to the chapter houseThe abbey’s chapter house