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After the destruction of the Abbey of Cluny, Speyer Cathedral is the largest building built in Romaneesque style still standing
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Romanesque architecture of Angoulême Cathedral, France.
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Notre-Dame la Grande, Poitiers in a church in the centre of Poitiers. It is built in Romanesque style

Romanesque architecture is a term that describes the style of architecture which was used in Europe from the late 10th century until the 12th century when it changed to the Gothic style. The Romanesque style in England is called Norman architecture.

Buildings in the Romanesque style have very thick walls and round arches, Castles and churches or cathedrals were built in this style. Some of them are still standing.

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