Château de Farcheville

Bouville, France

The Château de Farcheville was built by the Hugues II and Hugues III, Lords of Farcheville and Bouville. The great hall was built in 1291 and the castle chapel was consecrated in 1304. Both father and son were chamberlain to Philip IV of France. The structure possesses a rare northern French example of arched machicolations on buttresses, more characteristic of military architecture in the Languedoc. The castle passed to the family of Châtillon in the 15th century.

The castle has its own moat, hunting grounds, 15 bedrooms, 1,000 acres, and a helipad.

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Founded: 1291
Category: Castles and fortifications in France

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