Can Jaumar castle is a residential building in Cabrils (Maresme) that mimics a medieval castle

Can Jaumar castle (cat. El castell de Can Jaumar) is a residential building in Cabrils (Maresme) that mimics a medieval castle. It was built in 1923 by Manuel Jaumar on the site of the old Can Rafart farmhouse, of medieval origin.

The building is of historicista-style and incorporates a collection of own elements of the palaces like towers with battlements, matacanos (a solid, covered, cantilevered box of stone, situated at the top of a wall), bilobed windows and heraldic shields. Manuel Jaumar i de Bofarull was captain and lawyer of the military audit that came from a Catalan lineage and was deputy in 1940, and councilman of the City council of Barcelona in 50s, concretely Lieutenant of Mayor. His brother Francesc was mayor of Barcelona in 1935.

Situated 30 minutes by car from Barcelona, 10 minutes by car from Mataró.

Coordinates: 41° 31′ 38″ N, 2° 22′ 14″ E

 

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