Chateau de Loches : the turrets seen from the bank of the River Indre below

RIBApix ref no RIBA27633
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryFrance
CityLoches
Subject Date1100
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleMedieval
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceDK/F/273 (DKN/F/346)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This substantial fortress, built high above the River Indre, dominates the town of Loches. It was designed, built, and occupied by Henry II of England and his son, Richard the Lionheart during the 12th century.

Subject tags

riverside buildings, castles