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Coordinates: 49°45′18″N 2°10′39″E / 49.755°N 2.1775°E / 49.755; 2.1775

Commune of Tilloy-lès-Conty

Tilloy lès Conty Chateau facade Est².jpg
Chateau of Tilloy-lès-Conty
Location
Paris plan pointer b jms.svg
Map highlighting the commune of
Administration
Country France
Region Blason région fr Picardie.svg Picardie
Department Blason département fr Somme.svg Somme
Arrondissement Amiens
Canton Conty
Intercommunality Canton of Conty
Mayor Martine Queval
(2008–2014)
Statistics
Elevation 48–135 m (160–440 ft)
(avg. 105 m/340 ft)
Land area1 6.34 km2 (2.45 sq mi)
Population2 250  (2006)
 - Density 39 /km2 (100 /sq mi)
Miscellaneous
INSEE/Postal code 80761/ 80160
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.
2 Population sans doubles comptes: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Tilloy-lès-Conty is a commune in the Somme department in Picardie in northern France.

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Geography

The commune is situated 10 miles (16 km) south southwest of Amiens, on the D8e road

Population

Population history
1962 1968 1975 1982 1990 1999 2006
214 217 176 196 220 228 250
Starting in 1962: Population without duplicates

Places of interest

  • The seventeenth century church of Notre-Dame
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Château de Tilloy-lès-Conty

Ancient fief of the seigneurs of the Croy family, restored as a country house at the end of the 17th century.[1]. Comprising of a garden and a 9 hectare park, with a little English garden filled with 165 varieties of roses.

The gardens of the Pic-Vert

A 6000 square metre garden built by Michel Driencourt around a large 19th century Picardie farm, in four sections:

  • A shady garden with old Japanese cherry trees,
  • An inner courtyard,
  • An old orchard and vegetable garden,
  • A conservatory of ancient varieties

2500 varieties of shrubs and perennials are on show with collections of delphinium, iris, poppies, magnolia, hydrangea and Japanese maples.

See also

References

  1. ^ Le château (façades et toitures), le hall d' entrée, ses deux paliers et escaliers, ainsi que son parc sont classés en totalité (cad. AD 10, 50 à 52, 72) : inscription par arrêté du 19 juillet 2004.

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