Castle of la Flocellière, French Heritage monument to La flocelliere

Manor dating back to the 11th century. Increase in the Castle at the beginning of the 13th century. Expansion of the Dungeon at the end of the 14th century. During the wars of Religion, the castle is taken by the troops of the Duke of Mercoeur and strengthened defences. During the wars of the Vendée, the castle is taken and burned by the infernal columns. In 1881-1882, baron Alquier is restore and transform the Castle by architect Arsène Charrier. Modern Castle between two towers of the former Castle, connected to the tower by a Gothic Gallery.

Source: Ministry of Culture, France

Castle of la Flocellière
Crédit photo : (Castle of la Flocellière, la flocelliere)


Heritage listed, historical monument, or having been under investigation

Structural information

Castle of la Flocellière, Manor dating back to the 11th century. Increase in the Castle at the beginning of the 13th century. Expansion of the Dungeon at the end of the 14th century. (...) Castle of la Flocellière, French Heritage monument to La flocelliere la flocelliere, vendee

Location and general information

  • identifier : 138434
  • item : Château de la Flocellière
  • Location of the building :
    • Pays de la Loire
    • Vendée
    • La Flocellière
  • INSEE code of the municipality : 85090
  • Zip code of the municipality : 85700
  • Order in the communal list : 1
  • Name of the building :
    • The building is designated as follows : castle
  • State :
    • current state of the monument : remains

Dates and times

  • Period of construction : 3 different epochs of evolution of the building.
    • Middle Ages
    • 19th century
    • 4th quarter 19th century
  • Year : 1881
  • Dates of protection :
    • 1965/06/16 : inscrit MH
    • 2001/12/12 : inscrit MH
  • Date taken into account : 1993/11/22

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) :5 parts of the building are subject to protection and are listed as follows :
    • keep
    • curtain
    • gallery
    • court
    • ditch
  • 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 : private property (1992
  • Details : Les parties en ruines (cad. C 212) : inscription par arrêté du 16 juin 1965 - L' ensemble des façades et toitures des bâtiments restaurés au 19e siècle (cad. AE 4) : inscription par arrêté du 12 décembre 2001
  • Mérimée reference : PA00110094

Men involved in this construction

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