Thursday Doors: Le Dorat

With a name like that, this town about thirtty minutes drive from here is surely crying out to be included in Thursday Doors.

Le Dorat is probably best known for its medieval church: the Collegiale, whose stonework is mightily impressive:

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…and not just on the outside:

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There remain some other relics of earlier times, including a good section of fortified wall, as well as this impressive towered main gate:

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Outside the old and very compact centre of the town, however, there are plenty of examples of more recent and typical rural architecture:

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Thursday Doors 11 August 2016

7 Comments on “Thursday Doors: Le Dorat

  1. Wow & Wow, lovely door shots, I think I could move to France for this challenge! I want a portcullis …they only have boiling oil slits in the Middle East!

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