Fontaine Saint-Denis Ruins

Notre-Dame-de-Gravenchon, France

Fontaine Saint-Denis was a former castle of the count of Evreux, of which the walls have been restored. The first wooden castle was burnt down in 1024. The new stone castle was also destroyed by fire in the 15th century. Medieval tower with viewpoint dominating the Seine Valley and pathway around walls with drawbridge. Inside the walls, remnants of wood store and old chapel. At the foot of the site, an old wash house has been completely restored.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Ruins in France
Historical period: Birth of Capetian dynasty (France)

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