Chateau d'Angles-sur-l'Anglin, Angles sur l'Anglin

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The Château d'Angles-sur-l'Anglin is a ruined castle in the commune of Angles-sur-l'Anglin in the Vienne département of France. It dates originally from the 12th century, with significant alterations and additions in the 15th century.A motte was here before the present castle. The earliest records date from 1025. The keep and vault were constructed in the 12th century. In the 15th century, the keep was altered for bishop Hugues de Combarel who also built the new castle. Guillaume de Charpagne, his successor, continued the work.It has been listed since 1926 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.
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  • Striking location perched above the Anglin. Not a great deal left of the castle but well worth a visit. A descent of 'the English trench' is worthwhile. The English used it to take the castle - hence ...  more »
  • Anglais sue l'Angline is a very romantic and beautiful ancient village beautifully situated at the river Angline. The villager is dominated by the ancient Anglican cake which today is a ruin but still...  more »
  • Nice for a nice stroll in the streets of the village and beautiful ruins overlooking the river.
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  • Very entertaining day out
  • Very pleasant 40-minute tour. A great point of view on the river Anglin and his city. I appreciated the reconstitution of the city in miniature with the presentation of 5 minutes through a play of light.
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  • When I was 25, I had the happiness to make small films "anguish" in these so picturesque ruins, with a bunch of friends. We thought filmmakers, it was fun!
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  • Super ruins of an ancient medieval castle. Exhibitions and extraordinary medieval shows.
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  • Visit to the ruins of the fortress. Nice view on ld village and the river. Comp meg highlight the defences at the time.
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