Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Capestang in Hérault Départment, Languedoc-Roussillon, France — Southeast Coast (Mediterranean Sea)
 

Le Château de l’archevêque

[Castle of the Archbishop]

 
 
Le Château de l’archevêque Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
1. Le Château de l’archevêque Marker
Inscription. La présence d’une demeure est attestée dès le XIIe siecle. Au VIIIe l’adjonction d’une courtline avec tours d’angle et les aménagements du logis avec arcs et mâchicoulis en front une forteresse. Sa fonction résidentielle s’affirme aux XIVe et XVe : peinture murale de sa vaste salle d’apparat, spendide planfond peint... Les textes parient d’un palais. Le très riche et très puissant archevêque de Narbonne, seigneur du lieu, y effectue de frêquents sêjours avec ses baggage, se coffres, ses archives, son sceau, ainsi que sa cour.. L’édifice a souffert durant les difficiles XVIIe et XVIIIe siecles. Délaissé par son propriétaire, il n’a plus qu;une fonction seigneuriale et agricole. Les transformations du XIXe se sont faites aux détriments de nombreux vestiges médiévaux (destruction de tours et d’une partie de logis).

[Translation by Google Translate (with modifications):
Castle of the Archbishop
The presence of a home is attested in the twelfth century. In the thirteenth century, added were a courtline with corner towers and the amenities of home with arches and battlements in front of a fortress. Its residential function asserts the fourteenth and fifteenth mural painting its vast ceremonial hall, splendid painted ceiling where ... Texts tell of a palace. The very rich and powerful archbishop of Narbonne, lord or the manor,

Le Château de l’archevêque Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
2. Le Château de l’archevêque Marker
Marker to the left of the portal.
making frequent trips with his baggage, to chests, its archives, its seal, and his court .. The building suffered difficulties during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Abandoned by his owner, it no longer had a stately and agricultural function. Transformations of the nineteenth were made at the expense of many medieval remains (the destruction of towers and part of building).]
 
Location. 43° 19.71′ N, 3° 2.716′ E. Marker is in Capestang, Languedoc-Roussillon, in Hérault Départment. Marker is on Boulevard Pasteur. Click for map. This marker is at the intersection of Boulevard Pasteur and Boulevard Jules Guesde at the Place Gabriel Peri. Marker is in this post office area: Capestang, Languedoc-Roussillon 34310, France.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. La maison vigneronne (within shouting distance of this marker); La fontaine du Théron (within shouting distance of this marker); Rafle Du 9 Juin 1944 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); La collégiale Saint Etienne (about 120 meters away); L’Hôpital (about 120 meters away); La maison romane (about 150 meters away); La maison Lignon (about 150 meters away); Porte de Béziers (about 210 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Capestang.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Forts, Castles
 
Le Château de l’archevêque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
3. Le Château de l’archevêque
Le Château de l’archevêque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
4. Le Château de l’archevêque
Le Château de l’archevêque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
5. Le Château de l’archevêque
Outer wall of Le Château de l’archevêque image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
6. Outer wall of Le Château de l’archevêque
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. 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.
Paid Advertisement