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Carsac de Gurson Town Hall

The church is twelfth-century.
The façade is heavily influenced by the Saintonge style: the portal has four round archivolts which are supported by pillars with sculptured capitals and it is framed by two blind arches. Above the door is a modillioned cornice supporting five niches composed of colonnettes and round arches.

In the place of the original gable now stands a massive, square bell tower. The nave has three bays and leads to a rounded apse. Inside, there is an early eighteenth-century alter piece.
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Les ruines du château

Ruins of the Castle
It was a look-out post as of the High Middle Ages. A castle was built there in the 16th century or the beginning of the 17th century. It remained in the hands of the king of England, the duke of Aquitaine. In1278, it was given to Jean de Grailly, the seneshal of Aquitaine. It was lived in up until the middle of the 18th century. Gurson Castle was then deserted and its destruction happened very quickly.