Château Saint-Géran or Park, French Heritage monument to St gerand de vaux

Castle built from 1600 to 1610, then rebuilt in the 17th and 19th centuries. Consisting of a framed house of two wings in return, it has the look of a classic House, brick and stone. Inside, decorated with murals, including the House of the abduction linked to an episode in the history of the Castle. The Park was probably directed by the architect of Henri IV, Claude Mollet, and represents the first French garden planted in Bourbonnais. The Park in English was created at the beginning of the 19th century by Claude Vacher. The farm included distributed buildings around a rectangular courtyard (common West and logis of the 17th century, round circular Dovecote, common North of the beginning of the 17th century, common contemporary brick South of the construction of the Castle).

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Château Saint-Géran or Park

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Château Saint-Géran or Park, Castle built from 1600 to 1610, then rebuilt in the 17th and 19th centuries. Consisting of a framed house of two wings in return, it has the look of a classic (...) Château Saint-Géran or Park, French Heritage monument to St gerand de vaux st gerand de vaux, allier

Location and general information

  • identifier : 3743
  • item : Château de Saint-Géran ou du Parc
  • Location of the building :
    • Auvergne
    • Allier
    • Saint-Gérand-de-Vaux
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 3234
  • Zip code of the municipality : 03340
  • 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 : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 17th century
    • 1st quarter 17th century
  • Year : 1600
  • Dates of protection :
    • 1986/06/24 : classé MH
    • 2003/12/12 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/08/27

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 :
    • The decor consists of 'painting'
  • 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

  • Interest of the building : Inscription 06 10 1976 (arrêté) annulée
  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :15 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • stairs
    • portal
    • elevation
    • closing
    • interior
    • common
    • farm
    • wall
    • park
    • dwelling
    • driveway
    • boundary wall
    • pigeonhole
    • port
    • ARC
  • 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 : private property 1992
  • Detail :
    • Les façades et les toitures du château
    • l'intérieur du corps de logis principal et de l' aile sud du château (cad. E 183) : classement par arrêté du 24 juin 1986 - Portail monumental d'entrée, ferme avec ses bâtiments (portail d'entrée, tour-pigeonnier, logis, communs), intérieurs de l'aile nord du château, parc avec son mur de clôture et ses allées rayonnantes (cad. E 86 à 88, 90, 92, 96, 97, 138, 140 à 143, 147, 150, 151, 158 à 160, 174, 182 à 188) : inscription par arrêté du 12 décembre 2003
  • Mérimée reference : PA00093272

Men involved in this construction


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