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

Les Remparts

[The Ramparts]

 
 
Les Remparts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
1. Les Remparts Marker
Inscription. Capestang a connu plusieurs enceintes successives pour accompangner sa croissance durant le Bas Moyen Age. Ce vestige appartient à la dernière, construite à la demande de l’archevêque de Narbonne en 1356, en pleine guerre de Cent Ans. L’année précédente, une chevauchée du Prince Noir avait ravagé la region.

[Translation by Google Translate (with modifications): The Ramparts Capestang has experienced several successive enclosures for accommodate growth during the late Middle Ages. This wall belongs to the last vestige, built at the request of the Archbishop of Narbonne in 1356, in the midst Hundred Years War. The previous year, a raid by the Black Prince had devastated the region.]
 
Location. 43° 19.627′ N, 3° 2.567′ E. Marker is in Capestang, Languedoc-Roussillon, in Hérault Département. Marker is at the intersection of Rue Carnot and Rue Victor Hugo on Rue Carnot. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 Rue Carnot, Capestang, Languedoc-Roussillon 34310, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Le Domaine CASTRES (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); La maison Lignon (about 120 meters away); La collégiale Saint Etienne (about 150 meters away); Rafle Du 9 Juin 1944

Les Remparts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
2. Les Remparts Marker
(about 150 meters away); La maison romane (about 150 meters away); Le Bassin Rond (about 180 meters away); Le Château de l’archevêque (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); La fontaine du Théron (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Click for a list of all markers in Capestang.
 
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A Remaining Section of Capestang's Ramparts image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
3. A Remaining Section of Capestang's Ramparts
What Has Become of Capestang's Moat image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
4. What Has Become of Capestang's Moat
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 289 times since then and 10 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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