The Old Stone Bridge at Sainte Radegonde

The River Vienne is comparatively narrow as it flows between the villages of Sainte Radegonde and St-Germain-de-Confolens and it’s crossed by a very old stone bridge. Look over the side and you’ll see that the roadway is supported on a number of pontoons, such as this one.

Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Stones or Brick

Thursday Doors: Sainte Radegonde (2)

This week, another selection of doors from the nearby village of Sainte Radegonde, these a little more modern than the previous offerings.

The first two are positively pristine, as you would expect from occupied dwellings:

…although note the vestige of an older door in this image:

But decrepit doors are always the best – even comparatively modern ones:

Thursday Doors 16 May 2019

Thursday Doors: Sainte Radegonde

Drive halfway along the main street of St-Germain-de-Confolens (where many fine doors are to be found), turn right across the bridge over the River Vienne and you’ll find yourself in the little village of Sainte Radegonde, which has a few interesting doors of its own to offer.

The first of these is from a 15th century chapel, now deconsecrated:

Looking like it’s of a similar vintage is this grand house, just around the corner:

Not quite so ancient, but still getting on a bit, are these two weatherworn examples:

Thursday Doors 9 May 2019