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Trecesson Castle

History of the castle

A family of Trécesson existed since XIIIe century and the tradition allots without documentary proof construction of this manor at the end of XIVe century. It is however much more probable than a former building was completely transformed in XVe century, when a Trécesson heiress, about 1440, married one of the most famous ducal officers of her generation, Eon de Carné, treasurer and person in charge for the guard wraps of the duke Jean V the access road walks the visitor through the low court of the smallholding. The approach of an aristocratic residence which is of nothing romantic nor pastoral, recalls with force that a manor is a field of which viability rests on the success of its agriculture. Here, no attempt was made to protect from the noise and of the odors of the farmyard, thus were the land properties of the Average Age. A bridge which crosses the ditch gives access the court by the châtelet or the home porch on two floors. The original gallery with machicolation was encloses to constitute a third level. As for the entry, it is flanked of two narrow towers forming a corbelling at the base. The court in the shape of trapezoid is bordered of residential districts, a vault domestic castrale and other buildings, with a hexagonal tower with the western southern angle.

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