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Château d'Hérisson

Château d'Hérisson
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Castle Facts:

Location: Hérisson, in the Allier departement of France (Auvergne Region).
Built: 11th Century.
Condition: Ruines.
Ownership / Access: Currently owned by the town.
Notes: Château d'Hérisson is a castle of the twelfth century, rebuilt several times, which stands on the town of Hedgehog in the Allier and the Auvergne region. The castle ruins are the subject of a classification as a historic monument by decree of 16 December 1986. In the mid-twentieth century, the castle belonged to the Touring Club of France, who organized excavations and restoration projects. After the liquidation of the association, in 1983, the castle was acquired by the city of Hedgehog. In 2006 the city has commissioned the restoration and maintenance of an association ("Saving the Hedgehog feudal Castle" or SCH7.) Via a long lease of 10 years. A medal of the castle is on the shell of the sword academician economist Gaston Leduc, born in Hedgehog and elected member of the Institute in 1967.

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