The Guichardots Castle, French Heritage monument to St gerand de vaux

Castle built around 1875 by architect René Moreau. Neo-Gothic style building consisting of a corps de logis square quartered by round towers and a large square Pavilion. Moreau uses his favorite architectural concepts: principle of weighted asymmetry, the gable wall, use of the set of materials for decorative purposes. Interiors also due to Moreau (woodwork, stuccoes, fireplaces, paintings in the stencil, marquetry flooring, stained-glass Windows). Representative building of the mi-champetre them lives led by some wealthy families prior to the war of 1914.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

The Guichardots Castle

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

The Guichardots Castle, Castle built around 1875 by architect René Moreau. Neo-Gothic style building consisting of a corps de logis square quartered by round towers and a large square (...) The Guichardots Castle, French Heritage monument to St gerand de vaux st gerand de vaux, allier

Location and general information

  • identifier : 3744
  • item : Château des Guichardots
  • 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 : 3
  • 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.
    • 19th century
    • 4th quarter 19th century
  • Date of protection : 2002/06/14 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 2003/06/16

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 : 4 forms of decoration are present
    • stained glass
    • painting
    • carpentry
    • stucco 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) :8 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • turn
    • room
    • interior
    • vestibule
    • show
    • pavilion
    • dwelling
    • dining room
  • 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 2002
  • Details : Le château en totalité, y compris ses décors intérieurs (vestibule avec son vitrail, salle à manger, grand salon, billard, cabinet avec son plafond peint, chambres) (cad. G 192) : inscription par arrêté du 14 juin 2002
  • Mérimée reference : PA03000016

Men involved in this construction


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