Anne Elliott

Anne Elliott

Posted on 02/11/2014


Photo taken on August 26, 2013


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building
Victorian Stick detailing
Tudor (Gothic) Revival style
late 19th Century
Bow Valley Ranche
Bow Valley Ranch
two-storey
ranch house
Fish Creek Park
Calgary
Alberta
Canada
brick
architecture
house
upper-class


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Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek Park

Bow Valley Ranch, Fish Creek Park
A photo of Bow Valley Ranch, at the east end of Fish Creek Park, taken on 26 August 2013. This site has quite an interesting history, found at the two links below. Some of the indoor scenes in the movies Santa Baby 1 and Santa Baby 2 were filmed in this fine old building.

"The William Roper Hull Ranche House is a late nineteenth century, brick, two-storey, Tudor (Gothic) Revival style house with Victorian Stick detailing. It is situated on approximately half a hectare in southeast Calgary near the confluence of Fish Creek and the Bow River on Crown land within Fish Creek Provincial Park. Two additions were made to the ranch house in 1946 and 1957.

The heritage value of the William Roper Hull Ranche House site lies in its representation of the upper-class society that emerged amid the development of ranching in Southern Alberta. The architecture of the ranch house establishes a direct link with the early ranching industry in Southern Alberta and the lifestyles of the ranching elite, notably its owners, the influential cattle barons William Roper Hull and Patrick Burns."

www.bowvalleyranche.com/history.html

hermis.alberta.ca/ARHP/Details.aspx?DeptID=1&ObjectID...

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