Le Bourg-d’Hem is a commune in the Creuse department in the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region in central France.
A farming and forestry area comprising the village and a few small hamlets situated some 9 miles (14 km) north of Guéret at the junction of the D15, D33, D56 and the D48 roads. The Creuse River flows through the commune, which is dammed near Guémontet, flooding much of the valley.
The chateau de Villebaston, dating from the twelfth century.
The twelfth century church of St.Julien.
The rebuilt watermill at Gué Vignaud.
The dam, the ‘Barrage de l'Age’.
Marc Bloch, French historian, was shot on 16 June 1944, and is buried here.