Item 020 - Original stables courtyard with 5 horses on display. The building was later converted to apartments

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Original stables courtyard with 5 horses on display. The building was later converted to apartments

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CA RRU 025-001-4-01-020

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  • 1911-1915 (Creation)

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5.5 x 5.5 cm b&w negative

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When Samuel Maclure constructed Hatley Park, 1908-1910, several other buildings were also constructed as part of the estate, including a stables and separate garage at the top of the hill near Sooke Road. After the Dunsmuirs moved in, they decided some elements of the estate design were not satisfactory and hired Boston based landscape architects, Brett and Hall to make improvements. One of the improvements they made was to move the stables and garages closer to the main house and farming area. Laura Dunsmuir later converted the former stables into apartments for staff and/or family and visitors.

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