La Tour Bajole. Couches

La Tour Bajole

Remarkable civil building, Listed or registered (CNMHS), Tower, Medieval in Couches
  • Since the 12th century, this building has had an extraordinary history and its name is no stranger to this.

  • As early as the 12th century, this building was dependent on the powerful priory of Saint George. The expression "Bajole" comes either from Bayulus, which referred to a royal justice officer, or from Bezola, the name of a ventier of the priory, an important tax collector. It was also called: Maison Saint-Louis, Maison Sarotte, Lanot and the Ventier Tower. Only visible from the outside,
  • Spoken languages
    • French
    • English
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