Chateau Marouatte is located in the commune of Grand Brassac 24350 France. Built on Roman foundations, it was originally a Roman guard post watching over the road below.
The castle name comes from the Latin Frankish word "Muratum" meaning wall. The castle was built between the 1200s -1400s, but the outer bailey was only constructed in 1579.
It was the seat of the Montagrier family for several centuries. Privately owned, the castle has currently 7 round towers, a tall octagonal central keep, a moat cut into the rock, battlements and other features. Laying on 110 hectars of land, the castle also features an impressive dovecote, apparently the largest in the region.
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