The top of the Tour Vironne seen from the west.
This crow's nest on a ship that glides through the mists of an autumn morning seems rather out of place here.
Can this really a lookout tower with no guardroom? Why is it so ornate? Why does it have a balustrade of low arches that offers no protection for the lookout? Why does no other chateau in the region have anything like it?
Pencil drawings - Cleo Tebby
Historical texts - Malardier (end of 19th C), justice of the peace at Montoire
Page layout - T-T-Web