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Château d'Amou

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Castle Facts:

Location: Amou, in the Landes departement of France (Aquitaine Region).
Built: 1678.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Private property.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00083921.
Notes: Château d'Amou is located in the town of the same name in the French department of the Landes. It is listed as historical monuments by order of 18 September 2000. Built from 1678-1692 on the plans of the architect Jules Hardouin-Mansart for Leonardo Caupenne, governor of Bayonne and Amu Marquis, the castle has remained since in the same family, transmitted generation direct line génération. Its architecture is a harmonious combination of classic and reminiscent of Louis XIII style. It keeps the interiors century5 seventeenth. Outbuildings kept nowadays their original function as farm and has its own chapel. The entrance gate is from St. John of the Castelle Abbey where it was disassembled and transported in 1839. A Gallo-Roman mosaic from the fourth century.4 villa Gleyzia of Augreilh was installed in vestibule in 1902. Other fragments of this mosaic were reused in the house of Dr Sentex in Saint-Sever.

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