Château de Potelle

Potelle, France

Château de Potelle was built around 1290 by Gilles de Mortagne. It has been looted and damaged in wars (1477, 1654, 1712 and 1793). The last restoration was made in 1817. The gate house was erected in the 13th-14th centuries and may have been located to the site of ancient Roman castrum. The chapel was moved to the courtyard of in 1519. Today Château de Potelle is a private home.

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Founded: 1290
Category: Castles and fortifications in France
Historical period: Late Capetians (France)

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Laurence Weber (2 years ago)
Beautiful castle of Potelle, very well maintained surrounded by a lake with surrounding park, private forest, small public chapel, to visit without hesitation
Chichi beug (2 years ago)
Well all in all not much to visit except the 2 towers
Patrick ROUSSEAUX (2 years ago)
Private castle, pity that we can visit only one small part
Guy Noel (2 years ago)
Many emotions because my grandmother was a cook there until about 1975. Thank you, Countess, for your memories of my grandmother's pastries. It moved me a lot to visit this castle.
Lydie D (3 years ago)
Superbe château médiéval avec douves, habité par les propriétaires. Les extérieurs et la chapelle sont ouverts uniquement pour la journée du patrimoine. Il est toutefois visible correctement du chemin et je conseille vivement aux promeneurs de se rendre à Potelle pour en profiter toute l'année. C'est un château de conte de fées qui ravira autant les grands que les enfants !
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