Castle of Ginals, French Heritage monument to Villeneuve

Saint Emilie de Rodat spent her childhood, and there was the revelation of his religious vocation.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Castle of Ginals

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Castle of Ginals, Saint Emilie de Rodat spent her childhood, and there was the revelation of his religious vocation. (...) Castle of Ginals, French Heritage monument to Villeneuve villeneuve, aveyron

Location and general information

  • identifier : 10380
  • item : Château de Ginals
  • Location of the building :
    • Midi-Pyrénées
    • Aveyron
    • Villeneuve
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 12301
  • Zip code of the municipality : 12260
  • 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 : 3 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 14th century
    • 17th century
    • 18th century
  • Date of protection : 1980/12/31 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/08/30

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 :
    • A staircase has been cataloged in this monument is of type : spiral staircase
  • 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) :8 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • keep
    • stairs
    • fireplace
    • elevation
    • roofing
    • interior
    • show
    • path
  • 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 : 2 various other information are available
    • formerly municipality
    • Villeneuve of aveyron property of a private person 1992
  • Involved in the work : Rodat Emilie de, sainte (habitant célèbre)
  • Detail :
    • Façades et toitures
    • escalier à vis
    • grande cheminée en pierre de la salle à manger au rez-de-chaussée
    • grand salon et deux petits salons contigüs avec leur décor de gypserie au premier étage (cad. P 339) : inscription par arrêté du 31 décembre 1980
  • Mérimée reference : PA00094226

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