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Porte de Clignancourt (Paris Métro)

Porte de Clignancourt is a station of the Paris Métro, the northern terminus of line 4, situated in the 18th Arrondissement. The station was opened on 21 April 1908 as part of the first section of the line from Châtelet. A terminal loop is provided at the station for trains to turn around to return south towards Porte d'Orleans. Passengers usually detrain at the arrival platform and then the train proceeds empty via the loop to the departure platform. Beyond the turning loop lie a series of storage sidings and the main depot for Line 4 in Saint-Ouen....

Clignancourt porcelain

Clignancourt porcelain, also "Porcelaine de Monsieur", was a type of French hard-paste porcelain, established by Deruelle in January 1775 at Rue de Clignancourt, Paris. Soon after, the manufacturing patent was transferred to Monsieur, the King's brother, and future Louis XVIII. The porcelain was then called Porcelaine de Monsieur....

Notre-Dame de Clignancourt

Notre-Dame de Clignancourt (Our Lady of Clignancourt) is a Roman Catholic church located in the 18th arrondissement of Paris. Completed in 1863, the church takes its name from Clignancourt, a small village in the commune of Montmartre that was annexed to Paris in 1860. It was one of three new parishes created to accommodate the growing population in the northern edge of the city. The cornerstone was laid by the French city planner Georges-Eugène Haussmann in 1859. It was designed in the Neo-Romanesque style by Paul-Eugène Lequeux and completed in 1863....

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