Chartres Cathedral quarry

Chartres Cathedral quarry


Berchères-les-Pierres, France (FR)
From the quarry here came the stones for the cathedral in Chartres which began in 1194 after the freat fire in the night of June 10. to 11. 1994.

Today the half of the quarry is overgrown, the other part is used as a motocross track.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chartres_Cathedral

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