Castello di Bagnolo (1)

We walked up to the old medieval castle of Bagnolo, a well preserved set of fortifications of dating back to before 1011 when it is first mentioned in the archives.   It was held by the feudal Counts of Malingri from the thirteenth century onwards, later under the Dukedom of Savoy, and was only once taken by the French in 1664, with the village which once clustered round it now gone, apart from a tiny chapel with baroque doorway:-

The chapel:-

And the rooves of the adjacent cottages:-

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2 thoughts on “Castello di Bagnolo (1)

  1. Martin Hopkinson says:

    Has there been a book on Neo-Liberty? Having just written a review of an exhibition catalogue ‘Liberty in Italia’ [Palazzo Magnani Rocca, Reggio Emilia] , I am intrigued

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