Château des Bories
Location: Antonne-et-Trigonant, in the Dordogne departement of France (Aquitaine Region).
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Private property.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00082319
Notes: The Chateau des Bories is a French château located in the town of Antonne-et-Trigonant in the Dordogne, in the Aquitaine region. It is the subject of a classification as historical monuments.Chateau des Bories is located in the center of Dordogne, bordering the National Highway 21, less than one kilometer north-east of the town of Antonne, and a few dozen meters from the Isle. The castle, formerly surrounded by a moat fed by the Isle, comes in the form of a house is oriented southwest, flanked by a square tower to the south and two round towers at the northeast and northwest corners. It is a private property open to the visit in July-August. It is a historical monument since 29 March 1974. Construction of the castle started in 1494 to Jeanne de Hautefort, widow of Jean de Saint-Astier, on the remains of an old haunt. The castle was besieged several times during the religious wars and during the Fronde.
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