The Oldest House In France – Location

Built around the 13th century, this old house in Aveyron, France is still standing and inhabited in today. With it’s unique and beautiful exterior you may be wondering why the upper floors are much bigger than the ground floor. well, during that century they were only required to pay tax on the ground floor square-footage and not the upper floors. Therefore, the smaller the ground floor the cheaper it is on tax.


La Maison de Jeanne, Passage du Bournhol, Sévérac-le-Château, France

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 44.321988, 3.069115





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