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Tour de Bozel

Tour de Bozel
Tour de Bozel Photo - David Excoffier — Travail personnel - Wikipedia - lic. under CC BY-SA 4.0

Castle Facts:

Location: Bozel, in the Savoie departement of France (Rhone-Alpes Region).
Built: 12th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: --
Notes: Tour de Bozel, also called tour Sarrazine dated twelfth century, is the only remnant of an old fortress converted into a rural and remote dwelling of a few meters which protected, which stands in the municipality of Bozel in the department Savoie region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes. The tower, of oblong shape, 9.70 X 8.20 meters wide outside work, has thick walls of 2.15 meters at its base, and its method of construction was brought up at the end of the twelfth century . Three stories high on the ground floor that separates the floors laid back on the wall, gave access to the tower, east side, at the first floor, through a door at 4 meters above the ground. The tower was erected in small rubble embedded in a mortar made of lime and sand. Angles, piers and arches of the bays are regular rubble. The ground floor, like the first two floors are pierced with arrow slits and double coussièges niche. The last level is illuminated by eight arched openings and has a small room, heated by a stove, making workroom office. Fully restored, it houses a permanent exhibition about the life of Neolithic township to the present and also temporary exhibitions.

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