Location: Étoges, in the Marne departement of France (Champagne-Ardenne Region).
Built: 17th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Owned by a private company.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00078705.
Notes: Château d'Étoges is built in the homonymous municipality, in the department of Marne, 120 km east of Paris, on the coast white. It was rebuilt in the early seventeenth century on the foundations of a fortress. Its park is remarkable by sources that emerge in many water jets, feeding ponds and wide moats. It is registered with the additional inventory of historic buildings since 1956. Castle Etoges is now a charming hotel with a gourmet restaurant and spa.The village of Étoges was a coaching inn on the main road leading to Strasbourg. Its sources still supply the moat of the fortress built in the twelfth century by the Lords of Conflans, hereditary marshals of Champagne. In 1339, the estate passes to the "Anglure" by marriage. Another line of the Champagne chivalry, they make their cradle in the fifteenth century, after the sale of the domain of Anglure (40 km south). The recumbent kept at the church attest (see list effigies of France). Step on the road to the east, Étoges welcome many sovereigns. In 1544, Francis I at war against Charles V stayed with his lieutenant Francis of Anglure.
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