Castle, French Heritage monument to Graimbouville

Fort Motte Castle built in the 12th century for the martel family, seat of a castellany attested before 1180

Source: Ministry of Culture, France


Reported to be remarkable heritage of quality.

Structural information

Castle, Fort Motte Castle built in the 12th century for the martel family, seat of a castellany attested before (...) Castle, French Heritage monument to Graimbouville graimbouville, seine maritime

Location and general information

  • identifier : 123403
  • item : Château Fort
  • Location of the building :
    • Haute-Normandie
    • Seine-Maritime
    • Graimbouville
  • Place name : Bois de Martel
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 76314
  • Zip code of the municipality : 76430
  • Order in the communal list : 2
  • Name of the building : The building is designated by the following 3 names :
    • castle
    • strong
    • castle
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : remains

Dates and times

  • Period of construction :
    • The building dates mainly from the period : 12th century
  • Investigation : 1989
  • Date taken into account : 1991/03/06

Construction, architecture and style

  • Materials:
    • This construction is mainly composed of land
  • 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) :
    • Any particular element of the building is subject to protection in our database.
  • Constituent areas :
    • a constituent part in this construction : sod
  • Parties constituantes étudiées :
    • no information.
  • Use :
    • We do not know the different uses that have been made of this construction.


  • Other :
    • No additional information available in our database.
  • Author of the survey MH : Etienne Claire
  • Mérimée reference : IA00066706

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