Listed as a historic monument.
It’s named on account of the Captain who built the fortification of Montfort in the XIe century.
At this time, it was located between the number 4 and 6 of the existing Saint-Laurent’s street, called once Towers’ street.
Today, the remnants of the gate are the remnants of the castle’s entrance of the XVIe century.
In the XVIth century, Anne of Brittany decided to extend St Peter’s Church and as a result, the small cemetery close to the church was reduced in size but was still big enough to welcome the deceased. Later, because of the plague epidemics and the population growth, the cemetery became really too small and was then moved outside the walls to a bigger place known as La Brosse. The Flamboyant Gothic style entrance door to the cemetery and an inscription for visitors are the only surviving relics of the past…