Castle of Seymiers, French Heritage monument to Fayet le chateau

The fief of Seymiers is called barony of 1584 in 1789. François-Gaspard de Montmorin did repair the feudal Castle and probably develop on the side of the latter the construction of classical order, to receive Louis XV in 1740. The Dungeon was redesigned in the 19th century 'troubadour' style. At the foot of the Tower from the 15th century is the castle of the 18th century ruined by a fire in 1927. It was formed of rectangular building extended by pavilions at the ends. The ground floor opens with a door that opens under an arch in arches which Doric pilasters support the entablature whose cornice is topped by a pediment interrupted upward, containing two medallions of the lion rampant of the Montmorin. Inside, remnants of the railing in wrought iron, carpentry, decoration stuccoed. Are also still visible, a Gothic fireplace and chimney earthenware decorated with lattice. Another fireplace porcelain of the 18th century was remployée in a room of the Dungeon.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Castle of Seymiers
(Castle of Seymiers, fayet le chateau)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Castle of Seymiers, The fief of Seymiers is called barony of 1584 in 1789. François-Gaspard de Montmorin did repair the feudal Castle and probably develop on the side of the (...) Castle of Seymiers, French Heritage monument to Fayet le chateau fayet le chateau, puy de dome

Location and general information

  • identifier : 102680
  • item : Château de Seymiers
  • Location of the building :
    • Auvergne
    • Puy-de-Dôme
    • Fayet-le-Château
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 63157
  • Zip code of the municipality : 63160
  • 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.
    • 16th century
    • 18th century
  • Date of protection : 1988/03/21 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/08/26

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 : 3 forms of decoration are present
    • ironworks
    • carpentry
    • stucco 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 : Inscriptions 14 03 1927 et 11 06 1928 (arrêté) annulées.
  • Elements protected MH (historical monument) :2 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • keep
    • dwelling
  • 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
  • Picture : 4be97202b9cbb6e7f7410ea454805294.jpg
  • Details : Donjon et corps de logis du 18e siècle (cad. D 183) : inscription par arrêté du 21 mars 1988
  • Mérimée reference : PA00092128

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