Chateau de Montfaucon

With the first construction of the Chateau de Montfaucon situated in the Vienne undoubtedly going back to the XIVth century, its four tower towers were added during the One hundred year war as well as the postern, testifying to the local insecurity.

This undoubtedly involved a modification of the interior levels, the adding of new bays windows and the installation of two chimneys at the beginning of the XVIth century. Surrounded in an enclosure comprising of the vestiges of turrets and including three dependences, a barn, a furnace and a reserved building presumably used as another dwelling.

In the basement a network of underground tunnels and rooms having been used as principal occupation dating to the XIIth and XIVth century. During the First World War, Montfaucon becomes a prison before falling finally in ruin.

2011

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