Ruins of Coucy
The ruins of Coucy are what remains of a castle built in about the year 1230 by Enguerrand III, Lord of Coucy. The castle is located in the commune of Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique. The castle use to have four towers, however, they were demolished during World War I by German troops.
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Donald, R. Wonders of Architecture (New York, NY: Charles Scribner & Co., 1871)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman