Molières: one of 18 country houses in Perigord. Its name comes from the Occitan Moliera "damp earth, soft". Its name has changed over time: Molerii (1115), Moli and Molier (1315) and later Moulières (1482).
This charming English country house was founded in 1284 by John Grailly seneschal of King Edward I of England. Bastide unfinished (it has never been covered with houses on), the castle began in 1316 was also incomplete. The country was ravaged by the Hundred Years War, and the village was not spared despite its reconstruction by the fierce fighting of the wars of religion.
From the design of the mansion, home to one corner, "the house of Bayle" remains at the southwest corner of the square. The castle is called "the castle of Queen Blanche" Blanche de Bourbon was imprisoned and thrown into a well. According to legend her ghost haunt the place in ruins that remain very dangerous. This leaves the chamber with its walls and a square tower, isolated in the middle of the enclosure, and the well!
The fortified church of Gothic style, flanked by a tower with two floors. Surprisingly, the church is not nearly as central to other country houses.
Very nice airy place with its old houses. Peace and tranquility are experienced in this place, where cats are adept at finding the perfect place to bask in the sun. The tour continues via the "carreyrous", the first pedestrian streets, the major channels are reserved for animals and carts. The wrought iron on the square or grid or gate of a property Molières are the work of a craftsman of the town.
This town recently renovated, we made a beautiful home with its large pottery posted at entrances to the village, prompting us to slow down, savor the beauty.