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|The castle of the Madeleine, located on the heights of Chevreuse, offers a superb panorama on the valley of the Yvette. Splendid fortress, it was built between XIe and XIVe century. The House of the Park was built inside the enclosure of the Castle. In the cellars of the castle, an exposure "Life of castle" recalls the history of the fortress.|
|The castle of Sagonne was inhabited by the counts de Sancerre, Amboise, then by Gabrielle d' Estrées and Jules Hardouin-Mansart, the architect of the castle of Versailles. It is separated from a medieval village by an enclosure and ditches. The enormous keep shelters a vault and two rooms with painted decoration. Weapons and memories of those which remained with the castle of Sagonne are presented||12/29/2005||297|
|XIIth, XIVth, XVIth and XVIIth castle. Built on a succession of rocky terraces, this former fortified town possesses a triple enclosure which conjugates the rigour of warfare techniques with the elegance of the Renaissance era.|
To enter, we pass the first chatelet of the XVIIth, formerly preceded by a drawbridge, which leads to the first enclosure
flanked with circular tow...
|Alfred's Castle is a small Iron Age hill fort, behind Ashdown Park in the civil parish of Ashbury in Oxfordshire (formerly Berkshire). It lies 2-3 km south of the Ridgeway and is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument.|
It has a large enclosure attached that shows as a cropmark. Excavation has shown this to be contemporary with the small enclosure, started in the 6th century BC...
|With the origin stronghold of Aurélien, companion of Clovis, the castle of Blandy les Tours was rebuilt in XVIe century by François II of Orleans which made a residence of pleasure of it. The princess of Clèves was maried here in 1572 in the presence of the future Henri IV. After the restorations of the XVIIe century, the castle was dismantled and converted into farm. The powerful keep draws up...||12/29/2005||283|
|Coudray Salbart is an exceptional castle, initially by its fast evolution and changes of program which one affected over one short period (a little more of the quarter of century). Its architecture is deeply influenced by the Plantagenet uses: Profiles of the turns in fine, which one finds with the castle of Loaches before 1205. The principal part of the castle shows a flanked quadrangular encl...||01/07/2006||228|
|Desborough Castle is an Iron Age hill fort which lies on the southern side of the valley of the River Wye in Buckinghamshire, which runs through the Chiltern Hills from the Ridgeway and Vale of Aylesbury to the river Thames.|
It consists of a Norman ringwork, partly overlying a mound, possibly a barrow reused as a Saxon moot. Both lie within a square enclosure, possibly an Iron Ag...
|End of a peak, the castle of Rochebaron dominates the gorges of the Loire. Undoubtedly built by the lords de Rochebaron in XIe century, the castle was altered in XIVe and XVe centuries, before being abandoned under Louis XIV. The imposing ruins are composed of a quadrangular enclosure , flanked round towers and defended by a cylindrical tower on the side of the attack, and a triangular tower co...||01/04/2006||319|
|Built at the end of XI century, the primary fortress stands proudly at the very edge of a cliff surrounded by a double near-by enclosure. As the the main worcraft is dug inside of the cliff, a second castle was built just at the bottom of it with underpaths to join both. This donwside castle was extended in XVI and XVII centuries by the La Rochefoucauld family and mainly by Duchess d'Enville. T...||12/27/2005||280|
|Zeeland district enclosure (to be added to Netherlands enclosures file)||01/30/2006||244|
|Zeeland district enclosure (to be added to Netherlands enclosures file)||01/30/2006||294|
|Zeeland district enclosure (to be added to Netherlands enclosures file)||01/30/2006||328|