vendredi 24 septembre 2010

BREUIL YVAIN CASTLE - ORSENNES

Château BREUIL YVAIN AT ORSENNES Upon your arrival, you're welcomed by an impressive small town castle with two pepperpot towers. It was built in 1450 by Yvain de Mont, whose coat of arms » d'argent à la croix ansée de sable » are sculpted above the porch. The main building, made of granite, was destroyed by fire during the Renaissance.A new building was erected using the old materials during the XVII and XVIII th c. the steps of the ancient spiral staircase being reused to buid the new french style staircase. The Breuil... [Lire la suite]
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