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Capestang in Hérault Départment, Languedoc-Roussillon, France — Southeast Coast (Mediterranean Sea)
 

La maison Lignon

[The Lignon house]

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
1. La maison Lignon Marker
Illustration caption: Hôtel du XVe d’après AMELIN [15th century hotel after AMELIN].
Inscription. La bâtisse actuelle est la version villageoise de cháteau pinardier. Ce bel exemple de maision bourgeoise de l’Age d’or de la viticulture de masse : toit d’ardoises, tourelle (1888) été restauré avec soin par Roger LILLLE. Sur cet emplacement se trouvait encore en 1823 un hôtel particulier XVe en dans son prolongement, jusqu’en 1838, la tour de setier (XIe), principal élément de fortification du village primitif. [Translation by Google (with modifications) The Lignon house The current building is the version of castle village wine carrier. This fine example of bourgeois house from the Golden Age of viticulture : slate roof, turret (1888) was carefully restored by Roger Lillle. On this site in 1823 was still a fifteenth century house and its extension, until 1838, the eleventh century tower, the main element of the primitive village fortification.
 
Location. 43° 19.682′ N, 3° 2.603′ E. Marker is in Capestang, Languedoc-Roussillon, in Hérault Départment. Marker is at the intersection of Rue Carnot and Rue de la Republique on Rue Carnot. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Capestang, Languedoc-Roussillon 3431O, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La collégiale Saint Etienne (within shouting distance of this marker); La maison romane
La maison Lignon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
2. La maison Lignon Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Rafle Du 9 Juin 1944 (within shouting distance of this marker); Les Remparts (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Le Domaine CASTRES (about 120 meters away); Le Château de l’archevêque (about 150 meters away); La fontaine du Théron (about 180 meters away); La maison vigneronne (about 210 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Capestang.
 
More about this marker. The translation from French to English was done by Google translator, with some modifications, and may not be precise or correct.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
La maison Lignon image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
3. La maison Lignon
La maison Lignon image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
4. La maison Lignon
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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