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Snyders Rd. W. 0060 - House - 2 storey buff brick - Castle Kilbride - Designated Baden
1877 - 2011

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    Birth  Constructed 1877  60 Snyders Rd. W., Baden, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Unknown 
    Designated Historical Building  Bef 2011 
    Died  still standing 2011 
    Person ID  I490  Properties
    Last Modified  30 May 2012 

  • Notes 
    • Castle Kilbride was built in Baden in 1877 by James Livingston and named after his birthplace in Scotland. Seen from the road it dominates its surroundings with its clean Italianate design capped by a towering belvedere. Its attractive external appearance, however, is overshadowed by its amazing interior decor, which in its own right classifies it as artistry of international significance.

      As one enters the home, the entrance hall presents an arcade of illusionary columns, deftly rendered by the skills of the artist, H. Schasstein. The artwork appears to be three dimensional, but closer inspection reveals it to be painted on flat surfaces in such a manner as to provide the illusion of depth. Much of the interior is masterfully painted in this trompe l'oeil style.

      Castle Kilbride

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - Constructed 1877 - 60 Snyders Rd. W., Baden, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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