Château de Querrieu
In 853, Charles Le Chauve had manors built to protect the region from Norman invaders - the first Château of Querrieu was among them. It was destroyed, rebuilt and altered over the centuries. In 1916 it housed the British General Staff during the visit of King George V.
Cesar undoubtedly took the route from Amiens to the “pays des Nerviens” and passed through the village...
In 853 Charles le Chauve had manors built to protect the area from Norman invaders, and thus the first Château de Querrieu came to be… In 1636, Corbie was laid siege to by other Spanish forces; they put Querrieu to the sword, including the château that had only just been rebuilt… The château changed face as the world embraced romanticism! During the First World War, the château was occupied by the British Fourth Army under the orders of General RAWLINSON. On 1 July 1916, King Georges V visited Querrieu with his general staff and Field Marshal HAIG.
Historical monuments category
Guided individual tours
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01/09/2023 to 30/09/2023
Notes on closures: Monday