Castle of la Guerche, French Heritage monument to Nassigny

Ancient medieval fortress which there are substantial remains (donjon square, tours) and which has been completely redesigned in classical times. The castle is composed of two main buildings perpendicular a rectangular courtyard: a corps de logis and a common. The Court is enclosed by a wall pierced with a porch facing a bridge over a moat. This façade is framed by two towers. The courtyard also includes the second common, the Chapel and the porch of the 18th century. The porch consists of a small rectangular Pavilion at two levels. On the ground floor, it is crossed by a passage vaulted arches. From the outside, the ornamentation of the door has two overcome non-fluted pilasters of capitals connected between them by a decorated band in the center of a cartridge framed date of two small triangles. Under the roof runs a polychrome brick cornice decorated with modillions.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Castle of la Guerche

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

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Location and general information

  • identifier : 3676
  • item : Château de la Guerche
  • Location of the building :
    • Auvergne
    • Nassigny
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 3193
  • Zip code of the municipality : 03190
  • Order in the communal list : 2
  • 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 :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 18th century
  • Date of protection : 1981/09/21 : inscrit MH

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) :3 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • turn
    • elevation
    • roofing
  • 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 :
    • No additional information available in our database.
  • Mérimée reference : PA00093238

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