Château de Rochefort
Location: Amplepuis, in the Rhône departement of France (Rhone-Alpes Region).
Built: 16th-18th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Privately owned.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00117706
Notes: Located in the town of Amplepuis in Rhône, Château de Rochefort date fourteenth and seventeenth centuries; It is now the residence of the family of La Brosse. It includes the entrance pavilion (listed building). 3 km, halfway cervical Pin Bouchain, stands the strong silhouette of the castle (the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries). A drawbridge bear a large stone portal gives access to the courtyard. At each corner, a square tower at the French. Time and weather have damaged the building that we do not visit but which can be seen outside various aspects.Ancient manor that belonged to Guichard Sarron 1460. Claude de Rebe who in 1557 founded the first school in the town of Amplepuis and Peter Auxerre and of Pomey, 1789. Currently owned Varax. The castle is listed as historical monuments in 2009 to the following: the castle, entrance pavilion, the two terraces of the castle moat and the bridge that connects the castle to the regular garden, facades and roofs common the floor of the castle courtyard, the court of common and the backyard, regular garden and the warren, closing walls. The castle is owned by a private person.
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