Château de Birac
Location: Birac-sur-Trec, in the Lot-et-Garonne departement of France (Aquitaine Region).
Built: Mentioned for the first time in 1259.
Ownership / Access: Privately owned.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00125249
Notes: Château de Birac is a castle located in a valley in the territory of the municipality of Birac-sur-Trec, in the department of Lot-et-Garonne. The castrum of Birac is mentioned for the first time in 1259 in tribute Amanieu Birac makes the Count of Toulouse. The Lordship of Birac is shared between the family and the family of Birac Pins (or Piis). The Lordship of Birac is entered as land emigrated in 1792 and the property sold in 1794. They were partially redeemed in 1805 by Leon Brivazac (1774-1860) who had participated in the expedition of Quiberon and returned to France in 1802. Castle Birac is already a ruin in the early twentieth century. Ruined castle in full, and its basement, the former dovecote of his former farm were listed as historic monuments December 9, 1993.
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