Braine-le-Château is a small city at 30 km from Brussels. It has some remains from its medieval past. It is the only city in Belgium which kept its pillory, which was used for punishments by the lord of the time. Its pillory was raised in 1521. You can see it in the background of this picture:

But the pillory is not the only trace of its past. On the picture below you can see an tree planted in 1568 following the execution of the Comte de Hornes, a parent of a person living in Braine-le-Chateau:

Here is a zoom on the explanatory plate:

Finally, there is also the Mill named “Moulin Banal”, the construction of the mill started in the XII century: