Thursday, 4 April 2013

The Castle of Bourdonné

The Castle of Bourdonné is a castle which was built on town of Bourdonné in Yvelines department, in the seventeenth century for Charles I of Cocherel, king's councilor and administrator of Montfort l'Amaury. Edifice brick and stone topped a high roof of slate, it was restored in the nineteenth century. José-Maria de Heredia has moved into the castle in 1901 where he was the host of the owners Mr & Mrs George Itasse that surrounded with him of a friendship intelligent and  deep,  he was to spend the last weeks of his life.

Stately home of Louis XIII style, she threw its pink walls in the wave of calm ponds...

Proprietary MH: the main building flanked by two projecting pavilions, the common, flukes, the 14-hectare park planted with trees, the oak paneling, the chapel, was rebuilt in 1733, the grid and the wall, the fence and the fountain stone.

      Source: Mérimée, / Culture and Heritage:                             

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