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Château de Chaumont

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Château de Chaumont in 2008

The Château de Chaumont (or Château de Chaumont-sur-Loire) is a castle in Chaumont-sur-Loire, Loir-et-Cher, France. The castle was founded in the 10th century by Odo I, Count of Blois.[1] It is located on top of a hill overlooking the Loire River.[2] It was built to protect the borders between Blois and Anjou.[2]

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  1. Litellus Russell Muirhead; Ernest Benn, North-Western France (London: E. Benn, 1958), p. 329
  2. 2.0 2.1 Les Alicourts Resort Days out and sightseeing