Localisation: 35 kilometers from Rouen
Population : 1286 inhabitants
Name of inhabitants : Feuillois
Superficie : 3976 ha
Altitude: 175 meters
City hall : Pascal LEGAY
19, rue du Centre
76220 La Feuillie
Fax : 02.35.09.03.83
Open on Monday from 1:30 pm to
4:30 pm, and
On Tuesday, on Thursday and on Friday :
From 9:00 am to 12:00pm and from 1:30 pm to 4:30pm.
On Wednesday from 9:00 am to 12:00pm
On Saturday from 8:30am to 11:30am
In the beginning…
Results from the Latin name « Foliosa, folegi » in 1290, then « La Feuilliée , used until 18th century, which meant " House under sheets ", made reference to beeches and oaks.
On the tracks of past…
Important place of hunting in the time of Dukes of Normandy.
In the 13th century, the hamlet counted only such shelters for the hunters of the Forest de Lyons.
Philippe Le Bel builds, in 1293, a manor house and a chapel.
The manor house was frequented by Henri 1st of England, Philippe Le Bel , Louis X and Philippe V le Long.
In 1541, it was destroyed.
The blazon :
The symbolism of this composition evokes the past
and underlines the present.
The blazon was conceived by Loïc Patin.
Richard Sans peur went hunting to Richebourg, he lives one day a white board as the snow. So, Philippe Le Bel would have named La Feuillie as a hunting party under the name of “Malte Brune”.
Well of Mazis, being 95 meters deep and 1,50 meter in diameter.
The built set is 2,20 meters high. It was built in 1894, wooden, brick, flint and slate. On the side of the well, there is a small door allowing to reach the well to fill the trough of the cattle
The first chapel built by Philippe Le Bel, was replaced by the church Saint Eustache.
Set up as parochial church by Reine Blanche d’ Evreux in the 14th century.
Two chapels were added to the Renaissance, giving a particular structure to the church: a cross with double crossbar.
On the Romanics, the oldest and the biggest bows, there are mouldings sculptured by marguerite to the right.
It also contains sculptured woodwork: stalls, panelling, confessionals, pulpit, baptismal fonts and benches and of magnificent stained glasses.
Built in 1560, the bell tower is considered as the bell tower of church covered in slates the highest of France with these 54 meters of height. Today, in the nave, a special frame built because of misfortunes of the bell tower (slope, collapse…).
The castle of Richebourg: In1560, Charles IX replaces the manor house by the castle of Richebourg, the hunting lodge of which is demolished in 1826. There remains today the entry porch, a watchtower and a farm.