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Capestang in Hérault, Occitania, France — Western Europe
 

Les Remparts

[The Ramparts]

 
 
Les Remparts Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.]
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1356.
 
Location. 43° 19.627′ N, 3° 2.567′ E. Marker is in Capestang, Occitanie (Occitania), in Hérault. Marker is at the intersection of Rue Carnot and Rue Victor Hugo on Rue Carnot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 Rue Carnot, Capestang, Occitanie 34310, France. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Le Domaine CASTRES (about 90 meters away, measured

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in a direct line); La maison Lignon (about 120 meters away); La collégiale Saint Etienne (about 150 meters away); Rafle Du 9 Juin 1944 (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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Capestang.
 
Les Remparts Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
2. Les Remparts Marker
A Remaining Section of Capestang's Ramparts image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 18, 2012
4. What Has Become of Capestang's Moat
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 438 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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