Castello di Petroia

Castello di Petroia
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Castle Facts:

Location: Gubbio, Italy.
Built: 9th and 10th century.
Condition: In good condition.
Ownership / Access: Privately owned.
Notes: The Castle of Petroia is a castle near Gubbio in Umbria, Italy.Erection of a fort at the site first began in the 9th and 10th centuries, by the commune of Gubbio. A document from 1073 recalls a substantial fortification at the site, referring to a deed of gift of a "mansum in curte Petroij". In 1257 a few feudal subordinates rose against Gubbio and submitted their castles to the town of Perugia. On 7 May 1257 Ugolino, count of Coccorano submitted the Castle of Petroia. On 24 March 1384. From 1823 Castle and land belonged to Benvenduti family of Gubbio. In 1909 (the Good Friday) the Castle and all of its land were bought by David Sagrini. As of 2015, the family manages the Castle as a hotel.

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