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Discovering the villages

Village of Le Plessis-Luzarches

Former "Plessis-des-Vallées" or "Plessis-les-Luzarches" is one of villages the best protected from the Country of France.

Plessis-Luzarches probably arises from a dismemberment of Luzarches.
The canons of Luzarches possessed the right(law) of appointment for the cure of Plessis-Luzarches. The earth stays without Lord until the environment of the XIVth century.
The oldest known laic seigneury is the one of Pierre de Berchères, whose family is also a Lord of Chaumontel.

From the XVIth century the seigneury of Plessis-Luzarches belongs half to the célestins of Paris and half to the family of Molé, the latter were also Lords of Champlâtreux.

Plessis-Luzarches: historic witnesses

  • égliseThe Church of Assomption-de-la-Vierge-Marie - XVIIth century
    She was reshaped over the centuries. The current building is built in the XVIIth century. She possesses a square bell tower-tour provided with foothills which give him an air of defense. The Tower of angle reveals of the organization of the constructions around the church. It remains most probably a vestige of the defense of the village, perched on its headland.

  • The Wash house
    In a particularly wet sector, in the North of the village where several sources converge, a drinking trough was built. He was then fit out in wash house, he was maybe of use to these two functions.

  • The House of the XVIIIth century
    This house of character distinguishes itself near the church. She is maybe situated on the location of the strengthened manor house which possessed the spur of Plessis-Luzarches.

 

  • The Court of Brazil - XIXth century
    Particular place: his narrow entrance opens on a circular esplanade on which have pine nut of houses and former farms. She keeps the picturesque of places conceived(designed) formerly to live on a daily basis.

  • The Calvary
    The Calvary of Plessis-Luzarches is particular. He possesses a column on which a cross rests, which calvairereprend all the characteristics of the military borders. Romain implanted this unit of measure of the distances on all the territory of the Gaul, to mark the miles which were worth one thousand not, that is 1482 meters.

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