Who isn’t captivated by the medieval era, a time of kingdoms, nobility, knights and castles. Architects, designers and Game of Thrones fans would certainly testify to this fascination.
Well the good news is; you don’t need a time machine to experience this era’s charming architecture, you can visit Stone Hall Castle in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.
While passing by, you would never imagine the interior of this castle on the prairies could transport you to 16
th century medieval Europe. If you have watched Game of Thrones, then this castle would undoubtedly remind you of Westeros, specifically Winterfell and King’s Landing.
Antique limestone architectural elements, bear skin rugs, decorative fur and leather items, rustic furniture and fer forger, exposed weathered wood, medieval paintings, authentic full suits of armor, an antique 1723 family crest and you’ve got the perfect recreation of a medieval castle.
The ancient family crest of Stone Hall Castle from reclaimed limestone and basalt similar to the sigils in Game of Thrones
It took 13 years of hard work to turn this vision into a reality and you can see that in the details; there are even trap doors and secret tunnels!
The Limestone Architectural Elements
At the heart of this one of a kind castle in Canada; are the reclaimed rustic limestone architectural elements imported from Greece. The indoor balconies,
balustrades, wall fountains, fireplaces, columns, wall cladding, flooring, stair steps, sinks, Medieval arches, bathrooms and kitchens have all been meticulously chosen in reclaimed limestone to reflect the soul of this medieval castle.
Stone Hall Castle’s Gothic Medieval styled entry hallway with reclaimed limestone ‘Barre Montpelier’ Medieval arches, stair steps and wall cladding, rustic wood doors and medieval paintings hanging on the wall bring to mind castle entrances in Game of Thrones.
Reclaimed limestone ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding, Medieval arches, balcony balustrades and wood ceilings with hanging metal chandeliers in this Gothic Medieval styled castle.
This Gothic Medieval castle’s living room is beautifully designed with reclaimed limestone ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding, Medieval arches, balcony balustrades and wood ceilings with hanging metal chandeliers. The fireplace is a reclaimed hand carved limestone art piece and the whole setting with the melting candles is strikingly similar to the ambiance of the feast room of the castle of Winterfell in Game of Thrones.
Medieval Gothic style corner with reclaimed limestone ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding and an authentic full suit armor that looks like it belongs to a Westerosi knight from Game of Thrones
The castle’s Gothic Medieval Style living room with a reclaimed limestone hand-carved fireplace mantel, ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding, rustic leather furniture, medieval paintings and weathered wood beams and furniture
A cozy Medieval living room/ study area with a hand carved reclaimed limestone fireplace mantel and overhead mantel piece. The ‘Barre Montpelier’ limestone wall cladding and corners define the room’s warmth and the wood ceiling beams, rustic furniture, chandelier and old bear rug add to the rustic feel.
One of the Gothic styled rooms with a reclaimed hand carved limestone medieval fireplace mantel and ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding and ‘Dalle de Bourgogne’ flooring.
This caption taken at night emphasizes the Gothic soul of this room through the reclaimed limestone wall cladding, hand carved fireplace mantel and multiple niches holding artistic melted candles, not forgetting the bear rug centerpiece.
Medieval setup with beautiful details from the reclaimed limestone fireplace, wall cladding, rustic wood beams and doors to a gorgeous Gothic table setup with roses and hand made melted candles.
The dining room with reclaimed limestone elements; hand carved fireplace mantel, indoor balcony with balustrades, Medieval arches, ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding, medieval paintings and chandeliers really transports you to a Medieval castle.
Top view of the Medieval castle dining room
Yet another beautiful corner in Stone Hall Castle with a hand carved reclaimed limestone fireplace mantel, ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding and Medieval arch.
Casual seating area in Stone Hall Castle decorated with rustic leather furniture, an old treasure chest as a coffee table, rustic wood tables, ceiling beams and old candle chandeliers.
Medieval paintings hanging on reclaimed limestone wall cladding define this corner’s character.
Reclaimed limestone ‘Dalle de Bourgogne’ flooring and ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding with rustic wood beams, tables, benches and a door that looks like it belongs to a dungeon in Game of Thrones
Breathtaking shot of the castle’s reclaimed limestone wall fountain, indoor balcony and balustrades and the limestone flooring and wall cladding.
Fur blankets and pillows, rustic wood doors, old wood ceiling beams, wooden bed, reclaimed limestone ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding and ‘Dalle de Bourgogne’ flooring and suddenly you are sleeping in a Medieval bedroom in King’s Landing from Game of Thrones.
Another charming medieval bedroom with the modern commodity of a television that fits well surrounded with the ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding and corners and ‘Dalle de Bourgogne’ flooring. The old yellow chairs add a touch of color and the fur blankets add authenticity.
A Medieval style bathroom with a gorgeous hand carved limestone sink, ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding, ‘Dalle de Bourgogne’ flooring and a copper stand alone bathtub surrounded by melting candles.
Front view of the bathtub area sitting beautifully in front of the ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding and niches.
The kitchen in Stone Hall Castle decorated with reclaimed limestone butcher blocks as counter tops and flooring. Along with the copper sink and utensils, this kitchen combines modern day equities with a Medieval twist.
The kitchen in Stone Hall Castle decorated with reclaimed limestone butcher blocks as counter tops, shelves, ‘Dalle de Bourgogne’ flooring and ‘Barre Montpelier’ wall cladding and niches. Along with the copper sink, utensils and kitchen hood, this kitchen combines the modern equities with a Medieval twist.
Reclaimed limestone flooring and wall cladding, a rustic armor suit, Medieval paintings on the wall, old wood doors and furniture, melted candles and you’ve created perfect Medieval luxury.
The most relaxing pool/ Jacuzzi you can find yourself in. Surrounded by reclaimed rustic limestone pool flooring, coping, corners, wall cladding and with plenty of light from those large windows.
The photos in this blog are from stonehallcastle.com
Stone Hall Castle is located on the North West corner of College Avenue and Cornwall Street across from the Darke Hall, in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.