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Door Carved – Chateau de Coucy 13th Cen France – 2510HC

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Door Carved – Chateau de Coucy 13th Cen France

 

Historical Origin And Design Inspiration

The Chateau de Coucy is a French castle in the commune of Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique, in the d?partement of Aisne, built in the 13th century and renovated by Viollet-le-Duc in the 19th. In 1917, the German army dynamited the keep and the four towers using 28 tons of explosives. During its heyday it was famous for the size of its central tower and the pride of its lords, who adopted the staunchly independent rhyme: "Roi ne suis, ne Prince ne Duc ne Comte aussi; Je suis le sire de Coucy" ("I am not a King, nor Prince nor Duke nor Count; I am the Lord of Coucy").

 

The castle was constructed in the 1220s by Enguerrand III de Coucy. The castle proper occupies the tip of a bluff or falaise. It forms an irregular trapezoid of 92 x 35 x 50 x 80 m. At the four corners are cylindrical towers 20 m in diameter (originally 40 m in height). Between two towers on the line of approach was the massive donjon (keep). The donjon was the largest in Europe, measuring 35 meters wide and 55 meters tall. The smaller towers surrounding the court were as big as the donjons being built at that time by the French monarchy. The rest of the bluff is covered by the lower court of the castle, and the small town. It also features extensively in British author Anthony Price's 1982 crime/espionage novel The Old Vengeful.

 

Product Information: Castle Door With Hand Carved Moose

 


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