a small rural commune of 279 inhabitants (1999), through which
flow the streams
Courcipied and Valliennes.
(1999 census): 279
de Cernusson - Rue Victor et Aline Gélineau - 49310
Tel : 02 41 75 81 37 - Fax : 02 41 70 83 49
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hours : Tuesday and Friday from 2.00 p.m to 6.00
the War of the Vendée :
March1793: Havoc in the communes of Cernusson,
de Tigné and Tigné
- the Republic ordered young men to sign up and defend the
borders. Armed Cernussonais went to Tigné
where lots were drawn.
In addition a search of all the houses of Tigné
was ordered, in
order to try and recover weapons.
|* Feudal Butte
commune has a feudal butte and bailey dating back to the 10th
It is about 10 meters high and is situated near the church.
The ancien moat surrounding it have been filled in.
Orignally, a wooden keep was built on this butte, but was
probably burned down in the 12th century.
was only intended to be a
seigniorial chapel dedicated to
current church, built in 1707, was restored in 1833 and since
enlarged in 1836.
The bell tower was rebuilt the same year in an uncommon style.