Castle of Montaigut, French Heritage monument to Gissac

The feudal castle of Montaigut dates from the 10th century.

This vast fortress was edifiee on a rocky outcrop, which dominates the valley of Dourdou, to defend Saint-Affrique against the attacks coming from the south.

Become owner of the place in 1968, the association of the Friends of the castle of Montaigut undertook a vast campaign of restoration, by appealing has the voluntary ones. Building sites are succeed during two decades and the castle was definitively safe in 1989.

Castle of Montaigut
Crédit photo : (Castle of Montaigut, gissac)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Castle of Montaigut, « Castle of Montaigut » is a construction of the city of Gissac (France, Aveyron). Castle of Montaigut, French Heritage monument to Gissac gissac, aveyron

Location and general information

  • identifier : 10098
  • item : Château de Montaigut
  • Location of the building :
    • Midi-Pyrénées
    • Gissac
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 12109
  • Zip code of the municipality : 12360
  • 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.
    • 12th century
    • 15th century
  • Date of protection : 1987/06/01 : 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) :2 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • keep
    • common
  • Constituent areas :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • This building has been assigned the following use : venue for cultural events

Other

  • Other : 3 various other information are available
    • a Château de montaigut, including dependencies association property (CAD has 565, 566): registration by order of 1 June 1987 1992 type property of a Château de montaigut association
    • a Château de montaigut, including dependencies association property (CAD has 565, 566): registration by order of 1 June 1987 1992 type including dependencies (CAD has 565
    • a Château de montaigut, including dependencies association property (CAD has 565, 566): registration by order of 1 June 1987 1992 type 566): registration by order of 1 June 1987 1992
  • Mérimée reference : PA00094035

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