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History & Heritage

Accompanying ancient stone through the centuries

Renovating our heritage

The druids in Brittany, land of myths and legends

Fascination with death is a major trend in Breton culture, dating back to a civilisation before the Gauls. For thousands of years, a sinister marsh has been considered the entrance to the underworld in the centre of the peninsula. The gloomy character of these places and the habit of building graves certainly contributed to the […]

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The land of standing stones “Men Zao”

In the 18th century, the territory of Névez experienced an unprecedented demographic boom. The local population’s need for food was increasing and farmers were struggling to speed up their production because of the presence of huge granite blocks in the middle of their fields. They tried to get the help of the stone cutters to […]

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The megalithic sites of Carnac

These stones are a group of megalithic sites around the village of Carnac. They were erected by the pre-Celtic peoples of Brittany and would have served a variety of functions, including burial places, temples and alignments related to astronomical events. The collection was built from the late Neolithic to the early Iron Age, around 4000 […]

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Kerbeleg 1962 Grange à Pommes Avant premiers travaux de rénovation

KERBELEG: The Book

You will find in your room a book by Jean-Paul Piriou on the history of Kerbeleg through the centuries. (excerpt)… “THE MANOIRS : From the Middle Ages onwards, Brittany was covered with noble houses, the manors. Less fortified than castles, these solid buildings were also the centre of agricultural estates of varying sizes. Even today, […]

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Kerbeleg 1962 Voile Avant premiers travaux de rénovation

Kerbeleg : The history of our farmhouse

Kerbeleg (pronounced kerbélèk) This name dates from the beginning of the 20th century and refers to the house or village (kêr) of the priest (beleg) From the end of the 15th century to the present day Kerbeleg is a family house that has been in the family since 1962, when Fabien’s grandfather bought it. In […]

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