Tilloy-lès-Conty

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Tilloy-lès-Conty
Chateau of Tilloy-lès-Conty
Chateau of Tilloy-lès-Conty
Tilloy-lès-Conty is located in France
Tilloy-lès-Conty
Tilloy-lès-Conty
Coordinates: 49°45′18″N 2°10′39″E / 49.755°N 2.1775°E / 49.755; 2.1775Coordinates: 49°45′18″N 2°10′39″E / 49.755°N 2.1775°E / 49.755; 2.1775
Country France
Region Picardy
Department Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Conty
Intercommunality Canton of Conty
Government
 • Mayor (2008–2014) Martine Queval
Area
 • Land1 6.34 km2 (2.45 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Population2 250
 • Population2 density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 80761 / 80160
Elevation 48–135 m (157–443 ft)
(avg. 105 m or 344 ft)

1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.

2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Tilloy-lès-Conty is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

Geography[edit]

The commune is situated 10 miles (16 km) south southwest of Amiens, on the D8e road

Population[edit]

Historical population of Tilloy-lès-Conty
Year 1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
Population 214 217 176 196 220 228 250
From the year 1962 on: No double counting—residents of multiple communes (e.g. students and military personnel) are counted only once.

Places of interest[edit]

  • The seventeenth century church of Notre-Dame

Château de Tilloy-lès-Conty[edit]

This is the ancient fief of the seigneurs of the Croy family, restored as a country house at the end of the 17th century.[1] It consists of a garden and a 9 hectare park, with a little English garden filled with 165 varieties of roses.

The gardens of the Pic-Vert[edit]

A 6000 square metre garden built by Michel Driencourt around a large 19th century Picardie farm, in four sections:

  • A shady garden with old Japanese cherry trees,
  • An inner courtyard,
  • An old orchard and vegetable garden,
  • A conservatory of ancient varieties

2500 varieties of shrubs and perennials are on show with collections of delphinium, iris, poppies, magnolia, hydrangea and Japanese maples.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Le château (façades et toitures), le hall d' entrée, ses deux paliers et escaliers, ainsi que son parc sont classés en totalité (cad. AD 10, 50 à 52, 72) : inscription par arrêté du 19 juillet 2004.

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