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Name of the site: Fort du Grand Langoustier

City/Department: Island of Porquerolles in the Commune of Hyères (Var)

Owner of the site: Conservatoire du Littoral

Owner: Conservatoire du Littoral, Parc National de Port Cros.

Architect / Project manager: Grégoire Olivier, Kargo Sud agency

Site: Fort du Langoustier, dating from the 17th century, built by order of Cardinal de Richelieu

Number of work placements:

Start-finish date: From December 2013 to June 2014

Title: Mason of the old building


Fort du Grand Langoustier, on the island of Porquerolles, commune of Hyères-les-Palmiers in the Var. Fort of the XVIIth century, property of the Conservatoire du Littoral, this site is managed by the National Park of Port Cros.

Building sites and works

The works of the Pyramidal Tower of the Fort below have been carried out:

  • Composition of a Roman coating (lime, crushed brick and ochre);

  • Restoration of the Roman plaster of the tower.