Castle of the Roulet, French Heritage monument to St flovier

The lordship of the Roulet in the barony of Preuilly belongs to Hugues de Saint-Flovier in 1175
* the primitive Fortress (12th) is taken by the English in 1359 and acquired in 1362 by Marshal Boucicaut
* There is a section of wall
* the reconstruction of the Castle, dating back to the 14th century, is attributable to the barons of Preuilly, Lords of Saint-Flovier and Roulet in the first half of the 14th, or n. Eschelles cited in 1380
* There is this second Castle the vaulted lower room warhead of a tower threatening ruin and a few sections of wall. bays adorned with jewels and braces were visible recently (seen old 20th century)
* the castle is surrounded by a natural moat water
* Red mentioned in 1927 from the remains of frescoes (missing)
* the Marquis de Menou bought the castle in 1769
* He built, not far from la, a second Castle of the Roulet which there is nothing, and probably abandoned the first.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Castle of the Roulet
(Castle of the Roulet, st flovier)


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Castle of the Roulet, The lordship of the Roulet in the barony of Preuilly belongs to Hugues de Saint-Flovier in 1175; the primitive Fortress (12th) is taken by the English in 1359 (...) Castle of the Roulet, French Heritage monument to St flovier st flovier, indre et loire

Location and general information

  • identifier : 64820
  • item : château du Roulet
  • Location of the building :
    • Centre
    • Indre-et-Loire
    • Saint-Flovier
  • Place name : le Roulet
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 37218
  • Zip code of the municipality : 37600
  • Order in the communal list : 4
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : castle
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : remains

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 14th century
  • Investigation : 1989
  • Date taken into account : 2003/03/14

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials: 5 elements are used in the main structure of the building.
    • rubble
    • ashlar
    • stone
    • tuff
    • tufa
  • Roofing :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Materials (roofing) :
    • We do not have this information.
  • Other about the composition roofs :
    • A mode of coverage listed 'ribbed vault'
  • 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) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas :
    • a constituent part in this construction : moat
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.

Other

  • Other :
    • other Information : private property
  • Picture : a7041a73163ec7509cc17c1b0d7f7ef9.jpg
  • Author of the survey MH : Bardisa Marie
  • Mérimée reference : IA37001276

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