Tower of Trebaix, French Heritage monument to Villeseque
This commandery templiere of the baylie of Quercy, depended on Lacapelle-Livron at the beginning of XIIIe century.
Jacques July specifies dasn his Templiers work and hospital in Quercy that: Appendices of this commandery it has to retain the '' member '' of Trebaix, in the department of the Batch, commune of Villeseque, because one can still see a tower there has ogival door sculptee and with the first a beautiful keystone stages
In parallel Annals of midday (re-examined archaeological, historical, and philological of southernmost France, Volume 75), specify that: Templiers, and after them the Hospital ones, were lords of Trebaix with all jurisdictions. Their seigniory was to have in the west, north and the south the same limits that the current commune of Villeseque.
It will dependera ensuitre the Hospital ones.
Original turn-room remains only one rectangular tower.
The vault of XIVe century in ground floor includes/understands:
- keystone to the Jean-Baptiste saint,
- doors in gothic arch,
- defensive borings,
The main building, ruins at the 19th century, does not exist more.
The vault of the 14th century is surmontee of a Upper House remaniee with 16th.
Crédit photo : Gaël C (Tower of Trebaix, villeseque)
Tower of Trebaix, Commandery of the Quercy, dependent of Lacapelle-Livron Alice at the beginning of the 13th century, then passed to the Hospitallers. The original tour-room (...) Tower of Trebaix, French Heritage monument to Villeseque villeseque, lot
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Description of this building by Gaël C :
Tour de Trebaïx - Juillet 2011
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