Château de Bostfranchet
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Occupied from the 12th century by the Pelet family, originally from the Narbonnais region, Bostfranchet is the cradle of the Beaufranchet (or Pelet de Beaufranchet) family. A manor house there was fortified under Charles I, Duke of Bourbon; walls, fortified towers and ditches were built.
All that remains now is a ruined tower of the castle. A farm occupies the main space. The arms of the Beaufranchet family can be seen carved into a stone well in the central courtyard.
Origin of name
From "bost" (le bois = wood) and "francha" (franc = exempt from taxes)
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