In 1036,the family built at Tinteniac the 1st wooden castle on the site of the city of Tintwistle,down in the valley:the wooden castle was quickly destroyed & razed by the English Plantagenets,& in 1170 at request of Abbess of St.George who owned the land in the region,the sire of Tintwistle built another castle,this in stone & renamed Chateau de Montmuran. Near Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France. by michele
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michele In 1036,the family built at Tinteniac the 1st wooden castle on the site of the city of Tintwistle,down in the valley:the wooden castle was quickly destroyed & razed by the English Plantagenets,& in 1170 at request of Abbess of St.George who owned the land in the region,the sire of Tintwistle built another castle,this in stone & renamed Chateau de Montmuran. Near Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine, Bretagne, France.
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Topiary at Crathes Castle, a 16th century castle near Banchory in the Aberdeenshire region of Scotland. by Nina Maltese
Nina Maltese
Nina Maltese Topiary at Crathes Castle, a 16th century castle near Banchory in the Aberdeenshire region of Scotland.
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Castle of La Latte in Brittany, France ~ This impressive castle was built on a small piece of land at the Baie de la Fresnaye in the 13th century. by Shopway2much
Shopway2much
Shopway2much Castle of La Latte in Brittany, France ~ This impressive castle was built on a small piece of land at the Baie de la Fresnaye in the 13th century.
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Chateau at Beynac- The castle was built from the 12th century by the barons of Beynac (one of the four baronies of Périgord in France) to by jonneydangerous
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jonneydangerous Chateau at Beynac- The castle was built from the 12th century by the barons of Beynac (one of the four baronies of Périgord in France) to
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Heidenheimer Castle, Galveston, Texas, built in 1885 - Destroyed by fire, and razed in 1974... by shelly
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shelly Heidenheimer Castle, Galveston, Texas, built in 1885 - Destroyed by fire, and razed in 1974...
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Crathes Castle is a 16th-century castle near Banchory in the Aberdeenshire region of Scotland. by Eva0707
Eva0707
Eva0707 Crathes Castle is a 16th-century castle near Banchory in the Aberdeenshire region of Scotland.
Castles & Chateaux
Chateau Villandry and gardens in the region of Loire Valley, France by melva
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melva Chateau Villandry and gardens in the region of Loire Valley, France
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The Castle of Franconville near Saint-Martin-du Tertre, France, built just a half century ago. by leanne
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leanne The Castle of Franconville near Saint-Martin-du Tertre, France, built just a half century ago.
Scotland
Ormond Castle Ireland. Another castle owned by the Butler Family.  several typed of architecture in the whole structure by alyson
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alyson Ormond Castle Ireland. Another castle owned by the Butler Family. several typed of architecture in the whole structure
Castles
Castle & Tulips Chateau Chenonceaux. Loire region, France. Love the under planting of forget me knot. Makes a lovely contrast with the tulips. by Bettyblue
Bettyblue
Bettyblue Castle & Tulips Chateau Chenonceaux. Loire region, France. Love the under planting of forget me knot. Makes a lovely contrast with the tulips.
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Mansion in the Auvergne region of France. by Atomic_Scout
Atomic_Scout
Atomic_Scout Mansion in the Auvergne region of France.
Once Grand
The Castle Saulxures – Chateau de Saulxures, Derelict in France. by dixie
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dixie The Castle Saulxures – Chateau de Saulxures, Derelict in France.
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Fort-la-Latte (Castle of La Latte) in Dinan, Bretagne, France by Eva0707
Eva0707
Eva0707 Fort-la-Latte (Castle of La Latte) in Dinan, Bretagne, France
Castles & Chateaux
Abandoned chateau in the South of France. by Atomic_Scout
Atomic_Scout
Atomic_Scout Abandoned chateau in the South of France.
Once Grand
The Chateau de Saulxures (also known as Castle Saulxures, Petit Versailles or Versailles Vosges) is on Avenue Foch in the commune of Saulxures-sur-Moselotte, Vosges, the Region of Lorraine, France. The now abandoned Chateau de Saulxures was commissioned by Elizabeth Gehin during the golden age of textile industry. Construction began in 1854 and was completed in 1861. It was designed by architect Charles Perron and constructed in a Louis XV style. The Castle Saulxures was abandoned in 1972. by jessicaj
jessicaj
jessicaj The Chateau de Saulxures (also known as Castle Saulxures, Petit Versailles or Versailles Vosges) is on Avenue Foch in the commune of Saulxures-sur-Moselotte, Vosges, the Region of Lorraine, France. The now abandoned Chateau de Saulxures was commissioned by Elizabeth Gehin during the golden age of textile industry. Construction began in 1854 and was completed in 1861. It was designed by architect Charles Perron and constructed in a Louis XV style. The Castle Saulxures was abandoned in 1972.
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Kilmartin Castle is a 16th century Z-plan tower house castle at Kilmartin, Scotland. Built by the Rector of Kilmartin and later owned by Clan Campbell. by aftr
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aftr Kilmartin Castle is a 16th century Z-plan tower house castle at Kilmartin, Scotland. Built by the Rector of Kilmartin and later owned by Clan Campbell.
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Carondelet Castle near the village of Crupet north of the city of Dinant Province of Namur, in the Wallonia region Belgium. by christi
christi
christi Carondelet Castle near the village of Crupet north of the city of Dinant Province of Namur, in the Wallonia region Belgium.
Vans and Places
Overview of Rennes, France by ilene
ilene
ilene Overview of Rennes, France
Dance
Kent Plantation, Alexandria, LA--, is an authentic Creole plantation house built circa 1796 prior to the Louisiana Purchase. The house was built by Pierre Baillio II, whose family came from France. Pierre's father was an officer at Fort St. Jean Baptiste, in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Pierre received a land grant of 500 arpents (a French measurement roughly equal to an acre) from King Charles IV of Spain near the Poste des Rapides in 1795. Construction of the house was completed in 1800. by hollie
hollie
hollie Kent Plantation, Alexandria, LA--, is an authentic Creole plantation house built circa 1796 prior to the Louisiana Purchase. The house was built by Pierre Baillio II, whose family came from France. Pierre's father was an officer at Fort St. Jean Baptiste, in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Pierre received a land grant of 500 arpents (a French measurement roughly equal to an acre) from King Charles IV of Spain near the Poste des Rapides in 1795. Construction of the house was completed in 1800.
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Chateau de Chambord, castle in France by riczkho
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riczkho Chateau de Chambord, castle in France
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Castle Stuart in Inverness. Castle Stuart is a restored tower house on the banks of the Moray Firth, about 6.5 miles northeast of Inverness. The land the castle was built on was granted to James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray by his half-sister, Mary, Queen of Scots, following her return to Scotland in 1561. by leanne
leanne
leanne Castle Stuart in Inverness. Castle Stuart is a restored tower house on the banks of the Moray Firth, about 6.5 miles northeast of Inverness. The land the castle was built on was granted to James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray by his half-sister, Mary, Queen of Scots, following her return to Scotland in 1561.
Scotland
Chateau de Chambord, castle in France by jbpitcher
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jbpitcher Chateau de Chambord, castle in France
Castle
Predjama Castle- a Renaissance castle built within a cave mouth in south-central Slovenia, in the historical region of Inner Carniola. by iris-flower
iris-flower
iris-flower Predjama Castle- a Renaissance castle built within a cave mouth in south-central Slovenia, in the historical region of Inner Carniola.
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Bodiam Castle  Bodiam Castle is a quadrangular castle located in East Sussex, England.  It was built in 1385 by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge, a former knight of Edward III, supposedly at the request of Richard II in order to defend the surrounding area from French invasion. by tameka
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tameka Bodiam Castle Bodiam Castle is a quadrangular castle located in East Sussex, England.  It was built in 1385 by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge, a former knight of Edward III, supposedly at the request of Richard II in order to defend the surrounding area from French invasion.
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The Ruined Gothic Revival Style Manor ‘Clifden Castle’ of Ireland Castle Clifden Manor The abandoned Clifden Castle can be found near the sea just off of Sky Road, in the Connemara Region of County Galway, Ireland. by dorthy
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dorthy The Ruined Gothic Revival Style Manor ‘Clifden Castle’ of Ireland Castle Clifden Manor The abandoned Clifden Castle can be found near the sea just off of Sky Road, in the Connemara Region of County Galway, Ireland.
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Street In Rennes, France by Cosa c'è di nuovo?
Cosa c'è di nuovo?
Cosa c'è di nuovo? Street In Rennes, France
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Gardens of Marqueyssac, Vézac in the Dordogne region of France by drSara
drSara
drSara Gardens of Marqueyssac, Vézac in the Dordogne region of France
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Rennes-le-Chateau, France (by .saturno.) by rachelpp
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rachelpp Rennes-le-Chateau, France (by .saturno.)
Places I want to go
1937- France: Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor, sits with his wife Wallis Simpson at the Chateau de Cands in France. by therese
therese
therese 1937- France: Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor, sits with his wife Wallis Simpson at the Chateau de Cands in France.
Puppies are from Heaven
Castle Fraser is the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland and one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar'. It is located near Kemnay in the Aberdeenshire region of Scotland. by frick
frick
frick Castle Fraser is the most elaborate Z-plan castle in Scotland and one of the grandest 'Castles of Mar'. It is located near Kemnay in the Aberdeenshire region of Scotland.
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The Water Garden at the Chateau of Villandry, France. by riczkho
riczkho
riczkho The Water Garden at the Chateau of Villandry, France.
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