Château de Beaumont-le-Richard

Englesqueville-la-Percée, France

Château de Beaumont-le-Richard is named after Richard du Hommet (1115-1180), who built the castle. With the decline of the seigniory, the castle was replaced by a farm, which functioned up until World War II. Today everything but the chapel is in ruins. The private chapel was dedicated in 1640 and other farm buildings were built in the 17th and 18th centuries. The castle and the surrounding terrain is private property, but it can be viewed from the public road.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Ruins in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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