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This room, 100ft long, is a large room that can be found in all Cistercian abbeys. It was designed for a variety of tasks such as leather or fabric works. It is also the workplace of copyists who generally did not have specific spaces in Cistercian abbeys. Medieval books from Fontenay now preserved in various public libraries have a specific style that demonstrates this activity Fontenay. 

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Abbaye de Fontenay
21500 Marmagne
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