Donjon de Colombières-sur-Orb
Location: Colombières-sur-Orb, in the Aude departement of France (Languedoc-Roussillon Region).
Built: 14th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Privately owned.
ISMH Reference Number: PA00103443
Notes: Donjon de Colombières-sur-Orb is an archaeological site, a remnant of the ancient castle of Caroz built in the fourteenth century. Registered as historic monuments, the building is located at a place called "the Battut" common Colombières-sur-Orb, in the department of Herault.Castle said Caroz, the Crous is the nineteenth century possession of the viscounts of Carcassonne (see List of viscounts of Carcassonne). This is enchâtellement early and dated about 1036, and only the "square tower" (tower of the fourteenth century) at a place called the Battut still stands above the Albina stream. This dungeon is the subject of restoration work (2014).
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