Raymontpierre Castle

Vermes, Switzerland

Raymontpierre Castle is situated on a spur on the north slope of Mont Raimeux. The castle was built around 1594-1596 by Georges Hugué de Raymontpierre, the châtelain of Delémont. His father had received the land as a fief from the Bishop of Basel in 1576. Between 1623 and 1809 it was owned by the Staal family, a noble family from Solothurn. The fortified mansion was eventually converted into a farmhouse. The Buehrle family bought it in 1941 and restored it in 1949.

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Founded: 1594-1596
Category: Castles and fortifications in Switzerland

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Philippe Rais (18 months ago)
Nico Largol (22 months ago)
Endroit magnifique, et particulièrement mystérieux en ce jour de brouillard épais ! Le site mériterait à coup sûr d’être davantage mis en valeur et exploité. À découvrir.
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