The key stages in Châlucet’s renovation
It was in 1996 that the "Conseil Général" (area council) of Haute-Vienne decided to acquire the ruins of Châlucet, a mediaeval fortress listed as a historical monument since the 19th century.
Since then, a number of programmes combining excavations and consolidation work have been undertaken
Upper Châlucet : Restoration of the outer walls, the forward defences and the Porte du Capitaine (Captain’s Gate). At the same time, a huge archaeological survey was carried out.. Parallèlement, une vaste étude archéologique est menée.
Lower Châlucet : Restoration of the outer walls.
Total cost of the work: €535, 000
Restoration of the Tower of Jeannette: Installation of a platform at the top of the tower, providing a 360° view across the site.
Restoration of the Chapelle des lices in Upper Châlucet.
Total cost of the work: €384, 000
Total cost of the work: €805, 800
Total cost of the work: €1,3 M
Restoration of the walls of the entry court at Upper Châlucet and of the Manor house; Renovation of the keep.
Total cost of the work: €1,79 M