Charlemagne Shot Tower - Tours, Centre, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chickilim
N 47° 23.591 E 000° 40.953
31T E 325115 N 5251462
Quick Description: [E] This tower is located in the Old Town's quarter à Tours, Centre, France [F] Cette tour est située dans le quartier du Vieux Tours en Indre-et-Loire.
Location: Centre-Val-de-Loire, France
Date Posted: 6/1/2014 7:52:30 AM
Waymark Code: WMKVQY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
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Long Description:
[E] In 1813, Charlemagne's Tower was adapted to house a manufactury of lead shot. Its height is 48 meters
[F] En 1813, la Tour Charlemagne est aménagée pour recevoir une fabrique de plombs de chasse. Sa hauteur est de 48 mètres.

web site : (visit link)
From: 1/1/1813

To: 1/1/1831

Historical Purpose: It is a relic from Collégiale Saint Martin of Tours. It is the north tower of the transept

Open to the public: No

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