Castle of Vaire-le-Grand, French Heritage monument to Vaire arcier

Site occupied since Roman times. A certified Castle in the 11th century, still existed in the first half of the 16th century, but was ruined in 1632. The seigneury was acquired in 1685 by Gabriel Boisot, first president at the Parliament of Besançon, which redevelops a part of the old castle to complete its urban hotel. His son built the present Castle in 1713-1718 in inspired by Parisian models like Issy and Champs. In the middle of the 18th century, new series of works under the guidance of the architect Claude - Antoine Colombot. After World War II, transformation of the castle in colonie de vacances company Boussac. The corps de logis, neat elevations with Central stem, retains panelled rooms and fireplaces on the ground floor. The garden develops before the corps de logis in three terraces with flower beds, lawn, pruned yew and two basins.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Castle of Vaire-le-Grand
(Castle of Vaire-le-Grand, vaire arcier)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

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Location and general information

  • identifier : 37584
  • item : Château de Vaire-le-Grand
  • Location of the building :
    • Franche-Comté
    • Doubs
    • Vaire-Arcier
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 25575
  • Zip code of the municipality : 25220
  • 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.
    • 18th century
    • First half 18th century
  • Year : 1713
  • Investigation : 1992
  • Date of protection : 1998/12/18 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/10/08

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 : 3 forms of decoration are present
    • ironworks
    • sculpture
    • carpentry
  • 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

  • Interest of the building : Inscription 24 07 1985 (façades, toitures, différentes pièces du château avec leur décor, jardin à la française) (arrêté) annulée.
  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :16 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • stairs
    • portal
    • closing
    • grid
    • interior
    • garden
    • common
    • court
    • vestibule
    • terrace
    • terrace median
    • regular garden
    • fountain
    • driveway
    • basin
    • port
  • Constituent areas :
    • no information.
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • This building has been assigned the following use : nursing home

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : property of a private company 1992
  • Picture : d78e2bd59f957ccdb84c68390eee733b.jpg
  • Detail :
    • Ensemble des bâtiments avec leurs décors
    • jardins et cours avec leurs décors et clôtures, y compris l'ancienne allée d'accès depuis le sud avec son portail (cad. D 359, 362, 363, 368 à 370, 457, 465, 499, 505, 523 à 525) : inscription par arrêté du 18 décembre 1998
  • Mérimée reference : PA00101731

Men involved in this construction

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Castle of Vaire-le-Grand, French Heritage monument to Vaire arcier. Picture of Aveline
Château de Vaire-le-Grand, vaire arcier
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Castle of Vaire-le-Grand, French Heritage monument to Vaire arcier. Picture of Aveline
Château de Vaire-le-Grand, vaire arcier
Castle of Vaire-le-Grand, French Heritage monument to Vaire arcier. Picture of Aveline
Château de Vaire-le-Grand, vaire arcier
Castle of Vaire-le-Grand, French Heritage monument to Vaire arcier. Picture of Aveline
Château de Vaire-le-Grand, vaire arcier
Castle of Vaire-le-Grand, French Heritage monument to Vaire arcier. Picture of Aveline
Château de Vaire-le-Grand, vaire arcier
Castle of Vaire-le-Grand, French Heritage monument to Vaire arcier. Picture of Aveline
Château de Vaire-le-Grand, vaire arcier
Castle of Vaire-le-Grand, French Heritage monument to Vaire arcier. Picture of Aveline
Château de Vaire-le-Grand, vaire arcier
Castle of Vaire-le-Grand, French Heritage monument to Vaire arcier. Picture of Aveline
Château de Vaire-le-Grand, vaire arcier
Castle of Vaire-le-Grand, French Heritage monument to Vaire arcier. Picture of Aveline
Château de Vaire-le-Grand, vaire arcier

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