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Bouville - Farcheville Castle

Route de Farcheville
91880 Bouville

Latitude : 48.425679 / Longitude : 2.286336

06 59 61 95 19
This feudal fortress was built in the late 13th century.

Description

This feudal fortress was built in the late 13th century. According to an inscription still visible in 1667, the castle was built for Hugues de Bouville. Farcheville Castle is a lowland fortress, an unusual arrangement for the region. Notably, it includes a large rectangular enclosure surrounded by moats, flanked by towers at the corners whose machicolations are carried by large broken arches between the buttresses. In the middle of one side, the entrance opens in