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Castle of San Pio delle Camere

Castle of San Pio delle Camere
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Castle Facts:

Location: San Pio delle Camere, Italy.
Built: 12th century.
Condition: Ruined.
Ownership / Access: --
Notes: The Castle of San Pio delle Camere (Italian: Castello di San Pio delle Camere) is a medieval castle in San Pio delle Camere, province of L'Aquila, Abruzzo, southern Italy.The oldest mention about the castle of San Pio delle Camere date back to 1173, indicating it as a fief of the Barons of Poppleto (nowadays Coppito), later becoming a fief of the House of Caracciolo. Placed above the town of San Pio delle Camere, the role of the castle was to provide shelter for people and their livestock in time of danger. The current state of the castle was the result of the attack brought in 1424 by the condottiero Braccio da Montone, involving also the castle of Barisciano.

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Castle of San Pio delle Camere On Wikipedia
"Castello-recinto di S. Pio delle Camere" (in Italian). Regione Abruzzo. Retrieved January 18, 2016

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