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The architecture

Built from 1741, according to the plans of the famous architect Jacques François Blondel's, the chateau of Vendeuvre is the prototype of a small countryside home of the middle of the 18th century.

Classified as "Historic Monument" inside and outside, this family house crossed the revolution and preserved - in spite of the damages of the last war - its original decoration and its furniture

The front facade is deliberately sober, because according to J.F. Blondel, it is necessary to avoid impressing by a useless ornamentation and a disproportionate facade which damages the internal conveniences.

 

The back facade of the chateau is more impressive, and contains an extension in three pieces surmounted by a pediment and in the middle a marguerite sculpture, the favorite flower of Jeanne-Gabrielle de Vendeuvre.