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Journey's End rockery steps

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-4-11
  • Item
  • 1932-1940
  • Part of K. McCann

In 1928, Muriel Dunsmuir married Maurice “Tolly” Wingfield and by 1932, they had built Journey’s End, a home adjacent to the Hatley Park property and in the Arts and Crafts style. In 1952, it was used as a staff residence for Canadian Services College Royal Roads and since 1988, it has been the administration building for Fort Rodd Hill National Historic Park.

Hatley Castle from south west, croquet lawn

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-1-11
  • Item
  • 1912-1920
  • Part of K. McCann

Hatley Castle was designed by renowned British Columbia architect Samuel Maclure for James Dunsmuir. Using only the finest materials, builders, stonemasons and detail carpenters only took 18 months to construct the building from 1908 until 1910. The Italian garden and croquet lawn to the west of the castle was added as part of extensive development of the estate by Boston based landscape architects, Brett and Hall from 1912-1914. The lawn is laid out for croquet.

Snowy view of stables and garage, from west (dairy)

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-1-110
  • Item
  • 1913-1937
  • Part of K. McCann

The stables and garages to the west of the castle was added as part of extensive development of the Hatley Park estate by Boston based landscape architects, Brett and Hall from 1912-1914. The estate's laundry building is also visible on the left.

Hatley Park Japanese Garden with pampas grass

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-4-110
  • Item
  • 1938-1940
  • Part of K. McCann

The upper Japanese garden at Hatley Park was designed by Japanese landscape architect Isaburo Kashida. The garden was installed in 1909 and developed by Tadashi Noda from 1913-1927.

Hatley Park, Italian Garden from north east

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-4-111
  • Item
  • 1938-1940
  • Part of K. McCann

The Italian garden to the west of the castle and the croquet lawn below was added as part of extensive development of the Hatley Park estate by Boston based landscape architects, Brett and Hall from 1912-1914.

Covered walkway at dairy, Hatley Park

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-1-111
  • Item
  • 1913-1937
  • Part of K. McCann

The dairy buildings to the west of the castle were added as part of extensive development of the Hatley Park estate by Boston based landscape architects, Brett and Hall from 1912-1914. A covered walkway joined the milking barns to the bottling plant.

Hatley Castle through the trees

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-1-112
  • Item
  • 1913-1937
  • Part of K. McCann

Hatley Castle was designed by renowned British Columbia architect Samuel Maclure for James Dunsmuir. Using only the finest materials, builders, stonemasons and detail carpenters only took 18 months to construct the building from 1908 until 1910. The estate was further developed from 1912-1914 by Boston based landscape architects, Brett and Hall. This included addition of a new entrance on Sooke Road that would bring the visitor down a winding, serpentine road to the main house. This view through the trees was the first glimpse the visitor had of the Dunsmuir's castle.

Hatley Park Japanese Garden water wheel

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-4-112
  • Item
  • 1938-1940
  • Part of K. McCann

The upper Japanese garden at Hatley Park was designed by Japanese landscape architect Isaburo Kishida. The garden was installed in 1909 and developed by Tadashi Noda from 1913-1927.

Hatley Castle through the trees

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-1-113
  • Item
  • 1913-1937
  • Part of K. McCann

Hatley Castle was designed by renowned British Columbia architect Samuel Maclure for James Dunsmuir. Using only the finest materials, builders, stonemasons and detail carpenters only took 18 months to construct the building from 1908 until 1910. The estate was further developed from 1912-1914 by Boston based landscape architects, Brett and Hall. This included addition of a new entrance on Sooke Road that would bring the visitor down a winding, serpentine road to the main house. This view through the trees was the first glimpse the visitor had of the Dunsmuir's castle.

Hatley Park, glen with culvert in background

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-4-113
  • Item
  • 1938-1940
  • Part of K. McCann

The glen was developed along the creek running to the east of the castle. When the road was built to connect the house to the Belmont gatehouse, a culvert was created to divert the water beneath the road, resulting in a spectacular waterfall on the south side. A bridge was added to create a trail and a viewing spot for the rapid flowing creek.

Ernest Shackleton's ship stuck in ice

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-6-113
  • Item
  • 1900-1910
  • Part of K. McCann

This picture shows a ship stuck in ice. Although captioned as Shackleton's ship, this is quite likely the RRS Discovery, captained by Robert Falcon Scott. It became stuck in ice on the expedition to the South Pole in 1902. Shackleton was part of the crew during this voyage.

Muriel at Hatley Park glen with culvert waterfall

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-4-114
  • Item
  • 1938-1940
  • Part of K. McCann

The glen was developed along the creek running to the east of the castle. When the road was built to connect the house to the Belmont gatehouse, a culvert was created to divert the water beneath the road, resulting in a spectacular waterfall on the south side. A bridge was added to create a trail and a viewing spot for the rapid flowing creek.

Road through grounds, Hatley Park

  • CA RRU 025-002-1-1-114
  • Item
  • 1913-1937
  • Part of K. McCann

Hatley Castle was designed by renowned British Columbia architect Samuel Maclure for James Dunsmuir. The estate was further developed from 1912-1914 by Boston based landscape architects, Brett and Hall. This included addition of a new entrance on Sooke Road that would bring the visitor down a winding, serpentine road to the main house. An extensive network of roads and trails were added to the estate.

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