Authentic, warm, red brick invites itself everywhere and brings a beautiful harmony to the bastide. Omnipresent since the creation of the city, find it by visiting its mansions, its covered arcades, its church ...
The center of this bastide is occupied by a covered square place called "Halle" with sides of 36 meters has an impressive oak frame supportes by 38 posts on stone plinths. Its calade floor remains the last vestige of this traditional coating method.
La halle de Beaumont de Lomagne. M. Krimm
The brick Church of Our Lady of the Assumption was built in the southern Gothic style, as a refuge fortress : massive construction, wiyh a parapet, large discharge arches and buttresses.
The octogonal bell tower is 51m high, built in the same years as The Jacobins or St Sernin in Toulouse.
Bastides are fortified towns built in medieval France starting around 1229, the date of the first recorded bastide. All bastides have a grid layout and a central covered market square called "halle".
The bastide of Beaumont de Lomagne was created between 1276 and 1279 by the Granselve abbey and the king of France, Philip III the Hard.