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List of famous buildings in the Edwardian architecture movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Edwardian architecture buildings, structures and monuments includes information like what city the structure is in, and when it was first opened to the public. There are a lot of historic Edwardian architecture structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Edwardian architecture buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. This is a list that features items like Caernarfon Castle and Union Buildings.

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Antrim House is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Edwardian architecture buildings
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Antrim House

Antrim House of Wellington, New Zealand, was completed in 1905 for Robert Hannah and his wife Hannah Hannah. The manor was named after the original owner/builder's home county of Antrim, Ireland though the style in which the house was executed in served more to the then popular eclectic mix of Victorian/Edwardian Italianate. Features of the structure corresponded to the earlier tastes for Queen Anne and Second Empire styles. The structure itself is mainly of kauri and heart totara, lying on concrete foundations. Until the leaving of the Hannah family from the residence, Antrim served as exactly as intended- a fine display of not only taste but also the wealth of a self made man. The central ...more on Wikipedia

Caernarfon Castle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Edwardian architecture buildings
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Caernarfon Castle is a medieval fortress in Caernarfon, Gwynedd, north-west Wales cared for by Cadw, the Welsh Government's historic environment service. There was a motte-and-bailey castle in the town of Caernarfon from the late 11th century until 1283 when King Edward I of England began replacing it with the current stone structure. The Edwardian town and castle acted as the administrative centre of north Wales and as a result the defences were built on a grand scale. There was a deliberate link with Caernarfon's Roman past – nearby is the Roman fort of Segontium – and the castle's walls are reminiscent of the Walls of Constantinople. While the castle was under construction, town walls ...more on Wikipedia

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Cape Town City Hall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Edwardian architecture buildings
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Cape Town City Hall

Cape Town City Hall is a large Edwardian building in Cape Town city centre which was built in 1905. It is located on the Grand Parade to the west of the Castle and is built from honey-coloured oolitic limestone imported from Bath in England. ...more on Wikipedia

Chancery Court Hotel is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Edwardian architecture buildings
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Chancery Court Hotel

Rosewood London Hotel, formerly Chancery Court, is a luxury 5-star hotel in London, England. It is located at 252 High Holborn in the Holborn neighbourhood of the West End and occupies a 1914 Belle Époque building designed by H Percy Monckton which was formerly the headquarters of the Pearl Assurance Company from 1914 to 1989. The principal façades, as well as the interiors of the former East and West Banking Halls and the Grand Staircase are all protected with Listed Building status. Rosewood London is a part of Dallas, Texas-based Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. The hotel was a filming location for The Saint, The Politician's Wife and the hotel's previous fine-dining restaurant, Pearl, played ...more on Wikipedia