CRAIGDARROCH  () castle is an elaborate mansion in VICTORIA, built for the industrialist Robert DUNSMUIR. Known also as Dunsmuir castle, it was designed by Warren H. Williams, a Portland architect, and is reputed to be the most expensive residence ever built in western Canada. Construction began in 1887. Dunsmuir himself died before his fairy-tale castle was finished, but his wife Joan moved into it in the summer of 1890. When she died in...

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