ysvoice: Castelfranc, Midi-Pyrénées, France by Amanda White Photography 
The bastide Castelfranc was founded in the late 13th Century by the Bishop of Cahors. The regular voluntary plan and place-name are the two key benchmarks to classify Castelfranc among the country houses.
However the site predates the Roman conquest, the prehistoric and Gallo-Roman suggesting the historic fact that Castelfranc was already important in the logistic and strategic positions for the Roman empire.

ysvoiceCastelfranc, Midi-Pyrénées, France by Amanda White Photography 

The bastide Castelfranc was founded in the late 13th Century by the Bishop of Cahors. The regular voluntary plan and place-name are the two key benchmarks to classify Castelfranc among the country houses.

However the site predates the Roman conquest, the prehistoric and Gallo-Roman suggesting the historic fact that Castelfranc was already important in the logistic and strategic positions for the Roman empire.