Castle of Oyez, French Heritage monument to St simon

The Castle existed in the 14th century and bears the name of its owners at the time. The building consists of a corps de logis rectangular, flanked by a large circular tower at its northeast corner, an octagonal at its southeast corner Watchtower, and a turret to panels cut on the West façade, which shows a door from the 16th century. Sets carved around the Windows. A rectangular building, common-use, was added later North of the Castle. Inside, the decor has a rare artistic character in the countryside of Haute-Auvergne.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Castle of Oyez
Crédit photo : (Castle of Oyez, st simon)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Castle of Oyez, The Castle existed in the 14th century and bears the name of its owners at the time. The building consists of a corps de logis rectangular, flanked by a large (...) Castle of Oyez, French Heritage monument to St simon st simon, cantal

Location and general information

  • identifier : 15056
  • item : Château d'Oyez
  • Location of the building :
    • Auvergne
    • Cantal
    • Saint-Simon
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 15215
  • Zip code of the municipality : 15130
  • 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.
    • 15th century
    • 16th century
  • Date of protection : 1972/11/22 : 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 :
    • The decor consists of 'sculpture'
  • 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 :
    • elevation
    • roofing
  • 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 : property of a private person facades and roofs (cad. ap 123) type property of a private person facades and roofs (cad. ap 123): registration by order of 22 November 1972 1992
  • Mérimée reference : PA00093659

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