Castle, French Heritage monument to Coupiac
Sitting on a massive rock that dominates the village, square shape, very high and flanked by four circular towers, whose walls have six to seven feet thick. Near the attic, reigned all around the building a gallery with machicolations which there remain only a few parts. Inside, remarkable vaults, each full-arch, in warhead. those towers, spherical and divided by beautiful veins. The ornamentation of doors and Windows announces the invoice of the 16th century, and it appears that at this time a large part of the Interior was redesigned. In a large room called the red room fireplace decorated in the style of Windows and supported by two colonels of granite. There, as elsewhere, the coat of arms of the Lords was scratched. Two beautiful spiral staircases, one near the Tower of the levant, the other in a dome that rises on the back at the center of the building.
A quarter of the castle was previously shot. This is the part that stretched from the South to the dome Tower. It said that it was by order of Louis XI, displeased the Lord of Coupiac about the revolt of the count of Armagnac, he inflicted this punishment.
Source: Historical and genealogical Documents on families and men by Hippolyte de Barrau.
Castle, « Castle » is a construction of the city of Coupiac (France, Aveyron). Castle, French Heritage monument to Coupiac coupiac, aveyron
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