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Château de Brie

Château de Brie
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Castle Facts:

Location: Champagnac-la-Rivière, in the Haute-Vienne departement of France (Limousin Region).
Built: 15th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Privately owned.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00100273.
Notes: Château de Brie is a castle located in Champagnac-la-Rivière, France. Brie, who were soldiers, have arrived in the Dordogne in 1250 under the name Boschaud, later becoming "Boschaud Brie", the name probably from the Roman colonization of the Limousin, where land was divided among the soldiers. Already inhabited in 1275, 22 January 1484, Viscount de Rochechouart gives permission to his faithful Jean (Boschaud) Brie, rider, lord of the hostel, repair or noble Brie accommodation, located in the Vicomte de Rochechouart, parish Champagnac-the-river, to rebuild in the same place a strong house with towers, turrets (tournelles), slots (craneux), battlements (machecoulx), drawbridge, moats. On the occasion of his marriage to Jeanne de Hautefort The March 5, 1485. The 100 Years War is over, residential castles appeared, bearing towers, loopholes, and adding large openings. At the location of the castle was probably find an old medieval walled construction, as seems to demonstrate ancient granite foundations discovered in the cellars. The 100 year war ends around 1453 and the castle or 'strong house "will be built in 1484.Castle Brie still belongs to descendants of the Bouland Family. Count Pierre and Florence Manor Juaye.Entre of the facade of the castle and the park entrance gate is a former fortified medieval barn at the "house", built on a mound that was at the time in the middle a pond of 1000 m2. It is a building that once served as a garrison or refuge for the population. It is fortified by two watchtowers (or pepper) and 13 deadly. "" There is also a second interpretation, that this barn could have been used in wars of religions, in order to collect royalties, Brie can be responsible for collecting for themselves and for Rochechouart which they depended. This barn of 28 x 12.50 meters, is listed on the inventory of historical monuments.Castle Brie still belongs to descendants of the Bouland Family. Count Pierre and Florence Manor Juaye.Entre of the facade of the castle and the park entrance gate is a former fortified medieval barn at the "house", built on a mound that was at the time in the middle a pond of 1000 m. It is a building that once served as a garrison or refuge for the population. It is fortified by two watchtowers (or pepper) and 13 deadly. "" There is also a second interpretation, that this barn could have been used in wars of religions, in order to collect royalties, Brie can be responsible for collecting for themselves and for Rochechouart which they depended. This barn of 28 x 12.50 meters, is listed on the inventory of historical monuments.

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