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France24: Bordeaux chateau mistakenly demolished

A Russian businessman has been left devastated after builders demolished his 18th-century French chateau among the Bordeaux vineyards, seemingly by mistake

A Russian businessman has been left devastated after builders demolished his 18th-century French chateau among the Bordeaux vineyards, seemingly by mistake. Irate local authorities have launched an investigation.

Authorities have launched an investigation after an 18th-century French chateau was demolished, apparently by mistake.

The 13,000-square-metre Château de Bellevue (pictured above) was located among the famous vineyards of Bordeaux and was due to be renovated to its former glory, but instead it was bulldozed by a Polish building firm.

Workmen were only supposed to demolish a separate small building on the grounds of the estate, but that remains standing.

Read the full story at france24.com

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