Castell d'Esponellà — Esponellà (Girona), Spain
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel
N 42° 10.750 E 002° 47.448
31T E 482723 N 4669690
Quick Description: Ruins of the castle from the 14th century above the village of Esponellà (Pla de l'Estany)
Location: Cataluña, Spain
Date Posted: 2/6/2013 6:58:47 AM
Waymark Code: WMGAHQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
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Long Description:

The Castle of Esponellà, which was erected in 1381 as a border castle, has its origin in a watchtower, build during the 11th century.
At the end of the 14th century, King Pedro IV of Aragon sold the place to Guillem de Colteller and authorized him to construct a castle occupying, more or less, the current territory of the municipality. Within the area of the castle was built a chapel dedicated to the Virgen de la Esperanza.
source: wikipedia

Type: Ruin

Fee: free

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