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Tours de Saint-Laurent

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#Real-Life #Buildings #Handcrafted France Drag and Drop

The Tours de Saint-Laurent (or Château de Saint-Laurent-les-Tours) are a ruined castle in the commune of Saint-Laurent-les-Tours in the Lot département of France.

The castle ruins consist of parts of the enceinte and two square towers, one dating from the 13th century and the other from the 15th. 

The first traces of the fortress date back from the Roman period and the first medieval castle was built durint the 7th century.

The castle belonged for eight centuries to the Viscounts of Turenne who built the two towers, the only vestiges of the construction, after the sackings of the French Wars of Religion. The remains of the fort become a royal property in 1738. The castle then passed into the ownership of the Noailles family, and was bought by Lafon du Verdier in 1895 who completed construction of the current manor. 

The castle was transformed by Jean Lurçat who set up his tapestry studio there in 1945, decorating the walls, ceilings, doors and windows. Numerous works of the artist are preserved here, including tapestries, paintings and ceramics made between 1943 and his death in 1966. The logis and the furniture were donated to the département by his widow.

The castle is now the property of the Lot département. It is open to the public six months a year. It has been listed since 1889 as a monument historique by the French Ministry of Culture.

The castle was recreated manually from various photos and videos found on the internet and come with its own lights and POI.

This mod is not intended for sale or resale.

 

Known issue:

The POI does not appear ingame under certain conditions

 

Related mods:

-Chateau de Castelnau-Bretenoux: https://flightsim.to/file/5275/chateau-de-castelnau-bretenoux
-Ruines de Taillefer: https://flightsim.to/file/7542/ruines-de-taillefer
-Château de Turenne: https://flightsim.to/file/10039/chateau-de-turenne
-Château de la Treyne: https://flightsim.to/file/5688/chateau-de-la-treyne
-55 castles in Dordogne by laudey1: https://flightsim.to/file/2443/55-castles-in-french-dordogne
-Souillac landmarks: https://flightsim.to/file/7677/souillac-abbatiale-viaducs-and-other-landmarks
-Sarlat: cathedral, viaduct and nearby castles: https://flightsim.to/file/10762/sarlat-cathedral-viaduct-and-nearby-castles

 


Pretty empty over here.


Pretty empty over here.

  • Launched February 26, 2021

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Pretty empty over here.

7 Comments
  • charlie34000
    2 month(s) ago
    Quelle bonne surprise ! Après le magnifique chateau de Castelnau il ne manque plus que le chateau de Montal pour compléter les environs de Saint-Céré. Un grand merci et bonne continuation
    • mv46
      2 month(s) ago
      Oui, Montal est au programme également mais je compte aussi m'occuper des environs de Carennac.
    • charlie34000
      1 month(s) ago
      Et en suivant Rocamadour, Collonges-la-rouge ... peut-être ?
    • mv46
      1 month(s) ago
      Rocamadour, on va voir s'il est couvert par l'update France dans un mois. Et Collonges, il faudrait refaire l'intégralité du village donc je ne pense pas.
    • charlie34000
      1 month(s) ago
      Parfait. Merci
  • LePapeBorgia
    2 month(s) ago
    Merci !!!!!!!!!!!!
    • mv46
      2 month(s) ago
      Mais de rien 😊

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