Old possession of the abbey (1240-1248). It is now the golf course of la Bruyére. Rue Jumerée 1 – Sart-Dames-Avelines GPS: 50.543995,4.498215 [embed_osm lat="50.543995" lon="4.498215" zoom="14"] We use the translation...
This is an old castle occupied by the Seigneurs de Marbais in 1219.
At the centre of the courtyard, there is a massive slate keep from the 12th of 13th century with 3 levels.
This is a rare example of a fortress from this period. Its walls are 1.8 m thick. It was burnt in 1554 by the King of France Henri II.
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