It was built in the 17th century mainly, on the spot where Saint Édern was buried after he had lived as a hermit near the chapel. It is surrounded by an ossuary, a calvary and a cemetary.
The ossuary looks like a chapel with angels heads, skulls and bone-crosses alternatively, above its windows.
The calvary was erected in the cemetary in the 17th century. Saint Édern is represented riding a deer, on the calvary cross piece.
Saint Édern came from Wales and settled in Lannédern where he built his hermitage.
His legend inspired a Gwerz (a Breton song) which explains why he became a saint and why he is always represented with a deer.
A gentleman was hunting ;
For any further information, please contact :
Mairie de Lannédern
29190 - Lannédern
Tel : (33) (0)2 98 26 40 56
Fax : (33) (0)2 98 26 43 09
The church is closed. The key can be found at the city hall.