Château de Bourron
Location: Bourron-Marlotte, in the Seine-et-Marne departement of France (Ile-de-France Region).
Built: 12th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: PA00086827.
Notes: Château de Bourron is located in Bourron-Marlotte town in Seine-et-Marne, south of Paris and 7 km from Fontainebleau.The first lords of Bourron are allowed from 1150.Robert Borron, is famous for, at the end of the twelfth century, having written the first novel in French prose, the novel the Holy Grail. During an inspection in 1367 Royal Bourron is described as a fortress "by walls and surrounded by water ditches." The field changes hands several times, and in 1502, Olivier de Sallard, falconer Louis XI becomes the owner. The present castle was built in the early seventeenth century on the site of the old feudal fortress. In October 1725 it hosts Stanislas Leszczynski, the former king of Poland.It is in 1878 that is acquired by the Montesquiou-Fezensac Inside the castle is the subject of a registration as a historic monument since 18 March 1926. The facades and roofs of the castle and the two corner pavilions, the courtyard, the moat with their bridge, the sequenced part of the park, including two large aisles are subject to a classification as historical monuments since October 29, 1971.
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