The Eclaz Castle, French Heritage monument to Cheignieu la balme

Maison-forte in the 13th and 14th centuries, ruined after the wars of the end of the 16th century, the castle is revamped and enlarged at the beginning of the 17th century. There are substantial remains of the ancient stronghold and common: mill and floodway, walls and entrance tower, mullioned Windows... The corps de logis, large square built in the 17th century, is covered with a roof to Philibert Delorme, the fully chevillee chestnut wood frame.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

The Eclaz Castle

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

The Eclaz Castle, Maison-forte in the 13th and 14th centuries, ruined after the wars of the end of the 16th century, the castle is revamped and enlarged at the beginning of the (...) The Eclaz Castle, French Heritage monument to Cheignieu la balme cheignieu la balme, ain

Location and general information

  • identifier : 141
  • item : Château des Eclaz
  • Location of the building :
    • Rhône-Alpes
    • Ain
    • Cheignieu-la-Balme
  • Place name : les Eclaz
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 1100
  • Zip code of the municipality : 01510
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : castle
  • State :
    • the current state of the monument is not known.

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 14th century
    • 17th century
  • Date of protection : 1988/05/03 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/12/03

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • We do not have this information.
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors :
    • any information about this construction.
  • Stairs :
    • No stairs mentioned on this construction.
  • Decoration of the building :
    • No information about decoration.
  • Representation :
    • No information on the ornamentation of the place.
  • Typology :
    • No information about typology.
  • Plan :
    • We do not know the type of plan for this building.

Monument and history of the place

  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : property of a private person 1992
  • Details : Château des Eclaz (cad. A 1105) : inscription par arrêté du 3 mai 1988
  • Mérimée reference : PA00116378

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