Castle of Couzages, French Heritage monument to Chasteaux

Strategic importance of the Castle commanding the Valley of the Couze and belonged to the Viscount of Turenne. Mention of the castle in the 11th century, reconstruction of the donjon in the 13th century. Sold as a national asset Castle in 1795. Dovecote covered with a dome.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Castle of Couzages
Crédit photo : (Castle of Couzages, chasteaux)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Castle of Couzages, Strategic importance of the Castle commanding the Valley of the Couze and belonged to the Viscount of Turenne. Mention of the castle in the 11th century, (...) Castle of Couzages, French Heritage monument to Chasteaux chasteaux, correze

Location and general information

  • identifier : 23516
  • item : Château de Couzages
  • Location of the building :
    • Limousin
    • Corrèze
    • Chasteaux
  • Place name : Couzages
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 19049
  • Zip code of the municipality : 19600
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : castle
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : remains

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 2 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 13th century
    • 14th century
  • Record Type : site inscrit
  • Date of protection : 1996/02/26 : classé 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) :6 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • turn
    • keep
    • chapel
    • dwelling
    • stable
    • pigeonhole
  • 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 : 7 various other information are available
    • 372 (remnants and the field) type communal remains public property and field of the Castle
    • 372 (remnants and the field) type the remains and soil of plots ad 218 (Dovecote)
    • 372 (remnants and the field) type 228
    • 372 (remnants and the field) type 230-233
    • 372 (remnants and the field) type 237
    • 372 (remnants and the field) type 369
    • 372 (remnants and the field) type 372 (remnants and the domain): classification by order of 26 February 1996 1992
  • Comments : Registration 12 04 1927 (remains of the Castle) (order) canceled. Site registered 14 12 1942 (order).
  • Mérimée reference : PA00099712

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