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LICOT

The castle of Licot is built in a mix of neo-gothic and imitation medieval styles. The Licot family made a fortune with the iron ore business. In 1745 Michel I Licot marries the daughter of the master smith of Nismes. They buy the grounds of the farm Maugré. Their grandson Michel III Licot builds the castle between 1864 and 1890. For 175 years the family Licot makes a fortune but the first world war ruines the family. The town buys the castle 1923 and restores it. In 1944 it is turned in the town hall a function it still has today. A last restoration was done in 1964. The castle is situated in the middle of Nismes in a public park.

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