The Talarus Castle, French Heritage monument to Chalmazel

Built in 1231, the castle was bequeathed in 1850 to a religious congregation, the House of sisters of St. Joseph, who uses it as a nursing home and clinic until 1972. Restorations in 1850 (roofing, reconstruction of the facade is and the Southeast Tower, reconstruction of the lower levels). The Castle presents the appearance of a massive medieval fortress of pentagonal plan, flanked by corner towers. Inside, the Hall of justice keeps a 16th century fireplace. In the Gothic Chapel vaulted warheads, presence of painted decoration dating from the 15th and 17th centuries.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

The Talarus Castle

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

The Talarus Castle, Built in 1231, the castle was bequeathed in 1850 to a religious congregation, the House of sisters of St. Joseph, who uses it as a nursing home and clinic (...) The Talarus Castle, French Heritage monument to Chalmazel chalmazel, loire

Location and general information

  • identifier : 69270
  • item : Château des Talaru
  • Location of the building :
    • Rhône-Alpes
    • Chalmazel
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 42039
  • Zip code of the municipality : 42920
  • 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.
    • 13th century
    • 16th century
  • Year : 1533
  • Dates of protection :
    • 1949/12/16 : inscrit MH
    • 2000/08/16 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/12/03

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 :
    • The decor consists of 'painting'
  • 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) :3 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • elevation
    • chapel
    • interior
  • 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 :
    • other Information : a worship (1992 association property
  • Detail :
    • Façades et toitures
    • terrain environnant : inscription par arrêté du 16 décembre 1949 - Chapelle intérieure avec son décor et salle dite "salle de justice" (cad. BC 145) : inscription par arrêté du 16 août 2000
  • Mérimée reference : PA00117437

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