18th-Century Chateau Razed 'By Mistake'

Workers got it confused with a smaller building

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 5, 2012 2:22 PM CST

(Newser) – Residents of a sleepy French village in Bordeaux have been left dumbfounded after discovering their local 18th-century chateau was completely bulldozed "by mistake." The mayor's office in Yvrac said today that workers who were hired to renovate the grand 140,000-sqaure-foot estate...   Read full story »

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