Yesterday I went to my nearby village of Besse to order a couple of well-matured Oak planks that will eventually become part of the barn's new kitchen work surfaces.
On entering the village one passes this stunningly beautiful medieval church. I just had to pull-up by the side of the road to take a picture.
The church looks to have been untouched since it was built in the 11th C, and the stone roofing is all in perfect condition. It has of course been slightly altered throughout the centuries; but without losing any of it's essential character.
Aficionados can learn more by looking at 'Besse, Dordogne' on Wiki.
The sawmill was a little further down the hill, and in its way, just as enthralling.
p.s. Amazingly, there are churches like this in almost every nearby village. Maybe not quite so spectacular, but often equally fascinating.