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Bonne-Nouvelle Gate

13th century



Listed Historical Monument in 2008


Centre-Val de Loire region

7th - 19th april 2019


"historical monuments" training course

  Fortified in the XIIIth century, the Bonne-Nouvelle gate is one of the three gates of Mennetou-sur-Cher that are still up. It belongs to a whole defensive system of ramparts around the town. A part of those ramparts has been destroyed in the XIXth century along with several of the medieval gates, but the Bonne-Nouvelle one is still there.




Conservation, stabilization et restoration of the gates' inside walls

Cleaning of vegetation and masonries

Masonry work : consolidation, restoration

Stone dressing and laying

Accomodation in dormitories



VIERZON train station

A vehicle from the association will pick up the participants

Time of arrival : Sunday 7th in the afternoon

An heritage architect and a stone mason

140 euros full-board accomodation + 30 euros annual subscription

17 years old minimum

  • Mennetou-sur-Cher
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