Castello di Lagopesole

The Castle

Castle Lagopesole è It located on the hill that dominates the Vitalba valley. Hunting Residence and "leisurely" Summer erected by Emperor Federico II in 1242. The reference to the domus of Lagopesole in Statutum de reparatione castrorum in the early forties of the thirteenth century testifies clearly l’ agibilità good part of’ Building before dell’ Emperor death. The Angevin complete its construction restaurandone covers and equipping of a water pipeline, rie scude and a pond in front where eels were farmed, fished in Versentino Salpi and lakes. It consists of two buildings: one purely residential and l’ another military character, probably of Norman foundation. The masonry exteriorè characterized by massive compactness of the indented surface, interrupted by’ input located on the western side and protected by two symmetrical bellies. All’ interior spaces are divided by two courtyards; residential environments are collected on two levels and on three sides around to the greater, in the northern part of’ building. In the western hall of the upper floor you can still admire the elegant sculptures of the capitals and of the original roofing support brackets.


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via Sotto il Castello
85021 Avigliano


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