La Haye-du-Puits Tower

La Haye-du-Puits tower, locally known as Donjon de La Haye-du-Puits, stands near the main road through the town of the same name in the Manche department in the Normandy region in France.

Of the ancient castle of La Haye-du-Puits only this keep remains. It stands on a motte and was probably built in the 11th century by Turstin Haldup, who was of Scandinavian origin and the first baron of La Haye-du-Puits.

He and his wife Emma, sister of the Duke Guillaume, also founded the abbey of Lessay in 1056. Their son was also a benefactor of the abbey and enlarged it in 1098.

This was all the historical info I was able to find about this tower. So if anyone knows more, please mail me.

A nice keep which can't be entered because of the risk of collapse.


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La Haye-du-Puits Tower

La Haye-du-Puits tower, locally known as Donjon de La Haye-du-Puits, stands near the main road through the town of the same name in the Manche department in the Normandy region in France.

Of the ancient castle of La Haye-du-Puits only this keep remains. It stands on a motte and was probably built in the 11th century by Turstin Haldup, who was of Scandinavian origin and the first baron of La Haye-du-Puits.

He and his wife Emma, sister of the Duke Guillaume, also founded the abbey of Lessay in 1056. Their son was also a benefactor of the abbey and enlarged it in 1098.

This was all the historical info I was able to find about this tower. So if anyone knows more, please mail me.

A nice keep which can't be entered because of the risk of collapse.


Gallery

View the embedded image gallery online at:
http://castles.nl/haye-tower#sigFreeId06da604a32