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The Presidial (the Presidio)

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Now there are exhibitions organized by Quimperlé

This building was constructed in 1683 and was designed for the trials that were celebrated in a street with the ensuing melee. On the floor level there was an old market approximately forty feet deep, and at the top which is accessed through the beautiful staircase, there is the hearing room and in the end a small deliberation room. Inmates were held in the adjacent house, which was a prison from 1710-1934. The top of the building disappeared in 1854 and became a low church from 1862-1868 during the restoration of the neighboring church of the Holy Cross. Now there are exhibitions organized by

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