Château de Trévarez
|Château de Trévarez|
|Saint-Goazec, Finistère, Brittany in France|
|Owner||General Council of Finistère|
|Controlled by||Monument historique|
|Website||Domaine de Trévarez|
|Built by||Walter-André Destailleur|
The former manor house was built in the 16th century (the west part) and the 17th century (the east part). The present structure was commissioned by James de Kerjégu, Chairman of the General Council of Finistère, and built at the end of the 19th century by the French architect Walter-André Destailleur.
Trévarez is one of the most recent châteaux built in France. Construction was completed around the beginning of the twentieth century. In 1941, the château was taken over by the German occupying forces. The castle was bombed on 30 July 1944 by the Royal Air Force.
Location and style
The château is located on a promontory overlooking the valley of Aulne, canalised as part of the Nantes-Brest Canal. Its architecture is a combination of traditional style and technological innovations.
- Base Mérimée: Château de Trévarez, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)
- Base Mérimée: Parc du château de Trévarez, Ministère français de la Culture. (in French)
- Official website of the Château de Trévarez
Media related to Château de Trévarez at Wikimedia Commons