Domaine the Castle of Menou, French Heritage monument to Menou

Castle built between 1672 and 1684, on the plans of the architect Barthélémy the white. Castle occupied by the family of the 19th century until 1987 Blacas, date on which the French garden is transformed into Park in English. Castle abandoned in the 20th century (skinning of woodwork, German occupation,...). Restoration since 1987, the moat (filled in the 18th century) have been restored, Park has been restored to its 17th century State. Two rooms have retained their décor of painted panels from the 17th century (the King's Chamber and Office of the Metamorphoses).

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Domaine the Castle of Menou
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Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Domaine the Castle of Menou, Castle built between 1672 and 1684, on the plans of the architect Barthélémy the white. Castle occupied by the family of the 19th century until 1987 Blacas, (...) Domaine the Castle of Menou, French Heritage monument to Menou menou, nievre

Location and general information

  • identifier : 96032
  • item : Domaine du château de Menou
  • Location of the building :
    • Bourgogne
    • Menou
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 58163
  • Zip code of the municipality : 58210
  • Order in the communal list : 2
  • 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.
    • 17th century
    • Second half 17th century
  • Dates of protection :
    • 1994/05/31 : inscrit MH
    • 1996/02/15 : classé MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/11/26

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

  • Interest of the building : Inscription 27 11 1951 (arrêté) annulée.
  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :16 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • elevation
    • grid
    • interior
    • garden
    • common
    • terrace
    • park
    • moat
    • driveway
    • shelter
    • dovecote
    • enclosure
    • manufactures garden
    • pool
    • stave
    • ARC
  • 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 : property of a private person 1992
  • Detail :
    • Parc et allée perspective (cad. 1 à 6, 89 à 124, 194 à 199, 528, 529) : inscription par arrêté du 31 mai 1994 - Façades et toitures du château, chambre du Roi et son cabinet
    • terrasses du château et douves
    • façades et toitures des communs et du colombier
    • grille d' entrée du parc, mur de clôture, vivier et fabriques du parc (cad. C 89 à 98, 102, 103, 105, 115, 122, 123) : classement par arrêté du 15 février 1996
  • Mérimée reference : PA00112915

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Domaine du château de Menou, menou
Domaine the Castle of Menou, French Heritage monument to Menou. Picture of pierre bastien
Domaine du château de Menou, menou
Domaine the Castle of Menou, French Heritage monument to Menou. Picture of pierre bastien
Domaine du château de Menou, menou
Domaine the Castle of Menou, French Heritage monument to Menou. Picture of pierre bastien
Domaine du château de Menou, menou
Domaine the Castle of Menou, French Heritage monument to Menou. Picture of pierre bastien
Domaine du château de Menou, menou
Domaine the Castle of Menou, French Heritage monument to Menou. Picture of pierre bastien
Domaine du château de Menou, menou
Domaine the Castle of Menou, French Heritage monument to Menou. Picture of pierre bastien
Domaine du château de Menou, menou

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