Niort, donjon, France

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The donjon of Niort. The two donjons are roughly square; the southern donjon measures 28 metres height, the northern donjon 23 metres. The northern donjon collapsed partially in 1749 and was rebuilt in 1750. At the origin, the two donjons, surmounted with a crenelated terrace and distant of 16 metres were connected between them by curtains between which extended a paved inside court. It is only in XVth century, that the body of central building was high.
Niort
Niort, donjon, France

Niort, donjon, France

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