In 853, Charles Le Chauve had manors built to protect the region from Norman invaders - the first Château of Querrieu was among them. It was destroyed, rebuilt and altered over the centuries. In 1916 it housed the British General Staff during the visit of King George V.
The "folly" of a viscount in love with Madame Adélaïde; he had this marvellous 18th century château built to please his lady. The pink bricks and white stone, the unusual setting on the banks of the Somme, the elegance, Mansard roof and terraced greenhouses all serve to make this château a truly out