Château de Buzet-sur-Baïse

Buzet-sur-Baïse, France

Château de Buzet-sur-Baïse was built originally in the 10th century and rebuilt in the 12th century. There was actually two castles on the site and the church. Castles were burned down in 1293-1294 by the English army. Today the oldest parts date from the late 13th century. The chateau was restored in the 17th century. With its outbuildings and its park, it was acquired in 2018 by the Buzet winegrowers cooperative cellar and must occasionally host cultural or festive events. It is not open to visitors.

Until then, the old 13th century castle chapel, altered in the 16th century, served as a parish church. Decommissioned after part of the vault collapsed in 1849, its remains remain.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)

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