Châtel de Theys
Location: Theys, in the Isère departement of France (Rhone-Alpes Region).
Built: 13th-14th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Owned by the municipality.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00125741
Notes: Châtel de Theys is located in France, in the town of Theys, in Isère department. It is the subject of a classification as historical monuments since 1993.At the turn of the eleventh and twelfth centuries, the noble family of Aynard, who founded the priory of Domène not far from Grenoble, Theys built a castle that complements its possessions Domene and La Pierre. The castle takes the form of a mound accompanied by a barnyard. It was on this terrace that is built on Châtel between 1279 and 1283 (dating by dendrochronology) by a local noble family, Bellecombe Theys. The castle of Aynard on the mound for his part in ruins from the early fifteenth century. François de Bonne buys in 1583 the lordship of Theys which it appoints John Squire Vignon, father of Marie Vignon.
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