Timeless Truss Barn

In the heart of the picturesque village of Saint-Fromond, Normandy, stands a remarkable barn that echoes the tales of centuries past. Nestled among lush greenery and near the historic abbey church, this barn offers a stunning view of the church, intertwining its own history with that of the village.

Saint-Fromond’s history stretches back to the 600s when it was founded by a bishop who established the original abbey. This early religious foundation set the stage for the village’s development over the centuries. The current church in Saint-Fromond stands in its place and is a testament to this rich ecclesiastical heritage, preserving the architectural and spiritual legacy of the past.

This barn, weathered by time and partially overgrown with ivy, exudes a sense of timeless charm. Its facade, adorned with vines and surrounded by verdant bushes, hints at the many seasons it has witnessed. During the D-Day invasion, Saint-Fromond served as a strategic location, witnessing fierce battles as Allied forces advanced to liberate France. The barn, with its sturdy walls and robust structure, stood resilient through these turbulent times, embodying the village’s spirit of endurance.

This beautiful barn, with its remarkable structure and intricate design, features stunning truss beams that majestically hold up the stone exterior. Each truss beam, hand-hewn centuries ago, showcases the artisanal skill and craftsmanship of a bygone era. The robust wooden framework supports the weight of the stone walls, creating a harmonious blend of strength and elegance. The truss beams are not only functional but also add to the aesthetic appeal of the barn, with their intricate joinery and rich patina developed over centuries. This structural beauty highlights the enduring quality of the materials and the ingenuity of the craftsmanship that has allowed the barn to stand the test of time.

Timeless Truss Barn (Pascal’s Barn)

Seen from an overhead perspective, the barn and its surroundings present a mesmerizing visual story. The contrast between the time-worn structure and the vibrant, sprawling Normandy countryside is breathtaking. Aerial views reveal the barn in its full glory, providing a comprehensive look at its size and the surrounding landscape. This viewpoint not only accentuates the location’s beauty but also highlights the crucial need to preserve such historical treasures within their natural environment.

Today, this barn stands as a silent witness to the village’s history, from its early days to the pivotal moments of the 20th century. It serves as a reminder of the resilience and heritage of Saint-Fromond, preserving stories from centuries past and pivotal moments of the 20th century.

This barn, like many structures in Saint-Fromond, holds stories waiting to be discovered and preserved, offering a tangible connection to the past and a testament to the enduring spirit of this charming Normandy village.

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Additional Project Inclusions

Coffee Table Book

Professional coffee table-style book with photographs and documentation of the site and area

Canvas Image

Large landscape-style high-quality canvas picture of the structure in its original location


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Location Photoshoot

Digital Folder of All Pictures will be yours forever! You will own the complete record of how your wood lived before joining your history.

Three Forks Project NFT

The Certificates of Authenticity, Wood Analysis Certification, captivating story, and vivid pictures collectively authenticate the unique and genuine nature of the project.

Installation Photography

As the wood takes it’s next chapter of life with you and your family, we offer custom post-installation photography (including family portrait if desired).


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