Castle, French Heritage monument to Orrouy

Going up now towards north, we will go has Orrouy.

It is a village which dominates the valley of Authonne; it hardly does not count more than 500 inhabitants and his unit, rather rustic, egaye sometimes of made constructions of beautiful stones extracted the close careers. With its center, it takes a certain air of revolves, thanks to the presence of an vain manor flanks turrets whose construction appears to go back to the seventeenth century. This small castle belongs now has Mr. Doria; there is group an interesting collection of tables.

  • Titrate: Stages of a tourist in France.
  • Author: Martin, Alexis (1834-19.)
  • Editor: A. Hennuyer (Paris)
  • Go back to edition: 1893-1894

The manor of Orrouy, which had formerly a vault particuliere, east flanks of four turrets which give him a fort good air. Place in the center of the village, this manor house offers charming points of view which extend to far on laughing the valley from Autumn.

If we believe of it a sizeable writer who besides does not manage aucunes evidence, the strong castle of Donneval or Dunval would have. exist before the invasion of the Romans, and these conquerors would have strengthens it and would have made of it the residence of a prefect of Letes.

Become the division of one of the companions of Clovis, this worthy manor, of which there do not remain any more vestiges, would have become, during the institution of the feudal mode, the stronghold dominating of the region, and consequently would have the territories of Orrouy, Champlieu and several other dependences.

  • Titrate: Compiegne and its surroundings
  • Author: Ewig, Leon
  • Editor: J. Dubois wire (Compiegne)
  • Go back to edition: 1860

Crédit photo : (Castle, orrouy)

Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Castle, Orrouy Castle, built in the 15th century, has undergone many changes in the 19th century. Corbelled turrets flanking it have been heavily revised, under the (...) Castle, French Heritage monument to Orrouy orrouy, oise

Location and general information

  • identifier : 99590
  • item : Château
  • Location of the building :
    • Oise
    • Orrouy
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 60481
  • Zip code of the municipality : 60129
  • 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 : 3 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • 15th century
    • 17th century
    • 19th century
  • Date of protection : 1989/03/30 : inscrit MH partiellement
  • 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 :
    • 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) :4 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • stairs
    • elevation
    • roofing
    • enclosure
  • 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
  • Detail :
    • Façades et toitures
    • escalier central
    • mur d' enceinte (cad. B 884, 886, 887) : inscription par arrêté du 30 mars 1989
  • Mérimée reference : PA00114978

Contributions documentaries made by visitors

Photo de webmaster est l'image principale de cette notice.

Voir cette photo en grand

Contact contributor with his mail for more information.

Castle, French Heritage monument to Orrouy. Picture of webmaster
Château, orrouy

source of information: database Mérimée and contributions of Internet users.
Images shared by the contributors of the site are provided only that they are the owners of the photo. In case of violation of copyright, thank you for contacting us.

Participate in the increase of the database

You have "old photos" of the monument or recent, you know this monument and want to share your photos, knowledge, stories about him, click here.

The objective of the website is to preserve the collective memory heritage user intervention are offered to the community.