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 BOUSSAC

Area: 1,792 ha
Altitude: 630 meters
Population: 413 inhabitants
(2006 estimate: 510)
Mayor: Sir Francis Carriere

Contact the town hall:
Tel. 05.65.69.02.63
Fax. 05.65.69.03.56
Monday from 14 to 18,
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8am to 12pm
Saturday from 9am to 12pm

 
adresse City Hall - 12160 Boussac

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Croix de Boussac

History

4 et 15ième en vue de se protéger de l'invasion anglaise. Boussac is a typical village in the middle of which stands a remarkable church built from the 13th century and then fortified by its inhabitants during the 14th and 15th to protect themselves from the English invasion.

Slots, slits and battlements still bear witness to the defensive role of the building. He was even built 3 floors of rooms and apartments above the nave in anticipation of prolonged sieges.

The church altarpiece in gilded 16th century. A shield with two lilies throne above the front door.

Anecdote

August 16, Pilgrimage to St. Roch to the church of Boussac. In 1989, the year of great drought, the inhabitants came to implore Saint-Roch for rain.

Wilderness

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Tradition

At the confluence of streams and Couffignan Lézert instead Gourg Négre said it would be possible to hear some nights, the ringing of a bell fell to the bottom of the water. It would have gone out of the steeple of a church on Christmas Eve and would have rolled down the slope to Lézert.

Around on the town

Stone crosses carved in the 15th century in the park near the church; Public Fountain perhaps dating from the 16th.

Courbenac public fountain.

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