Château Mazerat, French Heritage monument to Bourdeilles

The castle of Mazerat is built conceal a rectangular plan using coated limestone and stone hardcores of size.

Its principal frontage, which is orientee in the east, is decomposee in seven spans (visible on the photograph of elephantine).

A perron acts as access to the ground floor which surmounts the cellars.

The central span has, moreover, one balcony (visible on the photograph of elephantine).

The stage of the roofs is covered by a roof has croups covered using slate.

Three attic windows are visible on the long side of the principal frontage (visible on the photograph of elephantine) and one on each croups.

One allots this castle to Boissat which would have built it in the years 1840 substitute ainci an old noble den probably sets up in XVe century in this place.

Beginning XVIIe century, the castle of Mazerat east lives by Sicaire Dubois, sior of Mazerat and Master of hotel of monseigneur de Bourdeille.

In 1660 it is J. of Goland, knight and lord of Borie and the Room which takes seat there.

It is necessary to await the end of the XVIIe century so that Pierre Boissat, sior of Broudiche, buy the castle has Mr. Duchassaing, sior of Biards (founder of the branch of Boissat de Mazerat) which will occupy the places until the end of the XXe century.

To the XIXe century, the property extends on 17 hectares and the family has forty smallholdings, which, cumulees, represent approximately 1000 hectares.

Château Mazerat
Crédit photo : (Château Mazerat, bourdeilles)

Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Château Mazerat, Castle of rectangular plan built in rubble of coated limestone and Freestone. The main facade, facing East, is composed of seven bays. A staircase gives access (...) Château Mazerat, French Heritage monument to Bourdeilles bourdeilles, dordogne

Location and general information

  • identifier : 34132
  • item : château de Mazerat
  • Location of the building :
    • Aquitaine
    • Dordogne
    • Bourdeilles
  • Place name : Fonseigner
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 24055
  • Zip code of the municipality : 24310
  • Order in the communal list : 9
  • 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.
    • 19th century
    • 2nd quarter 19th century
  • Year : 1840
  • Investigation : 2000
  • Date taken into account : 2006/06/14

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 5 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • limestone
    • rubble
    • coating
    • ashlar
    • stone
  • Roofing : Coverage of this building is varied there are 3 different types :
    • roof with long tails
    • rump
    • roof
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • the main material of this building is slate
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • No information on the coverage of the place.
  • Floors : 3 type of floors in this manual :
    • basement
    • 1 floor square
    • floor height
  • Stairs : 4 types of stairs have been cataloged in this monument, stairs are of type :
    • in frame
    • staircase
    • staircase
    • staircase, carpentry
  • 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) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas :
    • a constituent part in this construction : stable
  • 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
    • private property
    • © conseil Général de la dordogne
  • Author of the survey MH : Becker Line
  • Mérimée reference : IA24001106

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Rectangular castle of plan built out of coated limestone hardcore and hones of size. The principal frontage, orientee in the east, are made up of seven spans. A perron gives access to the ground floor surmounting the cellars. The central span of the stage cross-section is agrementee of a balcony. The stage of roof is covered by a roof has croups protects by slate. Three attic windows bore the long side of the principal frontage and only one each croup.