Castle of Matval, French Heritage monument to Bonneveau

With some hundred bills of quantities in the west of the church, on the reverse of the slope bordering the Sling, or the castle of Bonneveau meets, probably succeeding the old Dwelling merovingienne. Construction of 14th at the 15th century. Rectangular plan, surrounds by buildings on three dimensions, the fourth form by the rock, coupee has peak in this place. Principal main building at the top of the slope, with the foot of which the rich person valley extends from the Sling. In one of the dimensions, in return, beautiful tower has several stages, with cords, loopholes and machicolation. Opposite, in north, remainders of the main door and buildings containing the vault. Curious undergrounds extending to far under the rock. Corridors stopped by vast rooms, and separated, has all the changes of management, by doors in arches in tierce point built under the vault. One of these doors is decorated of a niche of 1m height, with conical platform surmounts by three will mascarons with the broad open mouths to let escape smoke from the lamp (see illustration Ci against which seems T it represents king Clovis surmounts its three wire).


  • Titrate:?Archaeological repertory of the district of Vendome: write under the auspices of the archaeological, scientific Company and arts person of Vendomois/by Mr. G. Launay, etc
  • Author:?Launay, Gervais (1804-1891)
  • Editor:?impr. of Lemercier (Vendome)
  • Go back to edition:?1889

Castle of Matval
Crédit photo : (Castle of Matval, bonneveau)

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Castle of Matval, « Castle of Matval » is a construction of the city of Bonneveau (France, Loir et cher). Castle of Matval, French Heritage monument to Bonneveau bonneveau, loir et cher

Location and general information

  • identifier : 67863
  • item : Château de Matval
  • Location of the building :
    • Centre
    • Loir-et-Cher
    • Bonneveau
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 41020
  • Zip code of the municipality : 41800
  • 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 :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 15th century
  • Date of protection : 1971/10/18 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/09/14

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) :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 Information : property of a private person 1992
  • Details : Façades et toitures (cad. B 25) : inscription par arrêté du 18 octobre 1971
  • Mérimée reference : PA00098394

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Château de Matval, bonneveau
Castle of Matval, French Heritage monument to Bonneveau. Picture of jano
Château de Matval, bonneveau
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