Bellocq castle

Bellocq castle


Bellocq, France (FR)
The ruins of the Château de Bellocq are in the commune of Bellocq in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département of France.

This Béarnaise fortress from the end of the 13th century consists of an irregular quadrilateral reinforced by seven towers, linked to the fortified house built in 1281. It was remodelled during the 14th century. The castle was burned down by Louis XIII in 1620 to prevent it being used by Protestants.
The ruins of the Château de Bellocq are in the commune of Bellocq in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques département of France.

This Béarnaise fortress from the end of the 13th century consists of an irregular quadrilateral reinforced by seven towers, linked to the fortified house built in 1281. It was remodelled during the 14th century. The castle was burned down by Louis XIII in 1620 to prevent it being used by Protestants.
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By: dda

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