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Château de Gavaudun
France

Le château de Gavaudun est situé sur la commune de Gavaudun, dans le département de Lot-et-Garonne, en région Aquitaine.

Construit sur un éperon rocheux il surplombe la vallée de la Lède. L'ensemble est en partie en ruine et composé de la tour et du château. Son donjon mesure 25 m de haut et se compose de 5 étages.
Il est bordé par la Lède, à deux pas du Périgord noir, près du château de Biron en Dordogne, et du château de Bonaguil en Lot-et-Garonne.
Le château fut construit entre le XIIe et le XIIIe siècle, sur le principal axe de circulation entre le Périgord et l’Agenais.
Pendant la guerre de Cent Ans, il fut une pièce maîtresse dans le jeu de la guerre d'usure franco-anglaise. Il est assiégé et détruit une première fois par l'évêque de Périgueux en 1165.
La tour a été classée monument historique dès 1862 et le château a été classé par un arrêté du 30 décembre 1987.

La photo a été prise en août 2012, en fin de matinée. Panorama réalisé en version HDR (enfuse).

Référence : http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ch%C3%A2teau_de_Gavaudun

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