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List of famous buildings in the Scottish baronial style movement, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of Scottish baronial style 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 Scottish baronial style structures around the world, so why not save some money and check them out here without having to pay for travel? These popular Scottish baronial style buildings attract visitors from all over the world, so if you're ever near them you should definitely pay them a visit. A factual list, featuring items like Balmoral Castle and Stirling Castle.

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Balmoral Castle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Scottish baronial style buildings
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Balmoral Castle is a large estate house in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It is located near the village of Crathie, 6.2 miles west of Ballater and 6.8 miles east of Braemar. Balmoral has been one of the residences for members of the British Royal Family since 1852, when the estate and its original castle were purchased privately by Prince Albert, consort to Queen Victoria. They remain as the private property of the royal family and are not the property of the Crown. Soon after the estate was purchased by the royal family, the existing house was found to be too small and the current Balmoral Castle was commissioned. The architect was William Smith of Aberdeen, although his designs ...more on Wikipedia

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Banff Springs Hotel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Scottish baronial style buildings
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The Banff Springs Hotel is a luxury hotel that was built during the 19th century as one of Canada's grand railway hotels, being constructed in Scottish Baronial style and located in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. The hotel was opened to the public on June 1, 1888. Presently, The Fairmont Banff Springs resort hotel is owned by OMERS and operated by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts of Toronto. Banff Springs Hotel is situated at an altitude of 1414 m. The original building was designed by American architect Bruce Price. It was built between spring 1887 and spring 1888 by the Canadian Pacific Railway at the instigation of its president, William Cornelius Van Horne. The hotel is located within ...more on Wikipedia

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Belfast Castle is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Scottish baronial style buildings
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Belfast Castle is set on the slopes of Cavehill Country Park, Belfast, Northern Ireland in a prominent position 400 feet above sea level. Its location provides unobstructed views of the city of Belfast and Belfast Lough. ...more on Wikipedia

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Canadian Museum of Nature is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Scottish baronial style buildings
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The Canadian Museum of Nature is a natural history museum in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Its collections, which were started by the Geological Survey of Canada in 1856, include all aspects of the intersection of human society and nature, from gardening to gene-splicing. The Museum is affiliated with the Canadian Museums Association, the Canadian Heritage Information Network, and the Virtual Museum of Canada. ...more on Wikipedia