Château Gaillard des Andelys

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Country:  France Founder:  King Richard I of England ("the Lion Heart")
Region:  Normandie
Building structure:  Donjon inside curtain wall
Place:  Les Andeleys Castle type:  Rock castle
Era:  12-th century Condition:  Ruined/Partly remained
Description:  Het kasteel heeft een voorburcht, een middenburcht en een hoofdburcht die van elkaar gescheiden zijn door weermuren en een droge gracht.
Remarkable:  The castle was build in one year to protect the Norman capital Rouen against an attack of the French king via the river the Seine. Three years after it was build and after a siege of 6 months it fell in the hands of the french king Philips August and was ???
Location:  Latitude: 49.238042
Longitude: 1.402699

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