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This is a list of castles in the United States. Most cannot properly be described as true castles. They are primarily country houses, follies, or other types of buildings built to give the appearance of a castle. They are usually designed in the Gothic Revival, Châteauesque, Romanesque Revival, Scots Baronial or Tudor Revival styles.

Beacon Towers 1922 northwestern elevation

Beacon Towers in Sands Point, New York.

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Berkeley Castle in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia.

Fox River Grove Castle

Bettendorf Castle in Fox River Grove, Illinois.

Biltmore Estate - front facade

Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina.

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Boldt Castle on Heart Island, Thousand Islands, New York.

CareyMansion

Carey Mansion in Newport, Rhode Island

Castello-di-Amorosa-moat

Castello di Amorosa in Calistoga, California.

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Castle Gwynn in Triune, Tennessee.

DunhamCastle

Dunham Castle in Wayne, Illinois.

Glamorgan Castle (Alliance, OH)

Glamorgan in Alliance, Ohio.

Glen Eyrie castle in

Glen Eyrie in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Tenney Castle Greycourt2

Grey Court in Methuen, Massachusetts.

HempsteadHouseSandsPoint

Hempstead House in Sands Point, New York

Kimberly Crest House and Gardens

Kimberly Crest in Redlands, California.

Lyndhurst Tarrytown NY - front facade

Lyndhurst in Tarrytown, New York.

Meadowbrook Hall

Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

MercerMuseum

Mercer Museum in Yardley, Pennsylvania.

Nichols Hall, North

Nichols Hall in Manhattan, Kansas.

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Ochre Court in Newport, Rhode Island.

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Old Louisiana Capitol Building in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Rhodes Hall in Atlanta

Rhodes Hall in Atlanta, Georgia.

Searles Castle Gate

Searles Castle in Windham, New Hampshire.

Smithsonian Building NR

Smithsonian Castle in Washington, D.C.

Squire's Castle 2

Squire's Castle in Willoughby Hills, Ohio.

Stan Hywet

Stan Hywet in Akron, Ohio.

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Stronghold Castle in Oregon Illinois.

Wesleyan Hall at University of North Alabama

Wesleyan Hall in Florence, Alabama.

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Winnekenni Castle in Haverhill, Massachusetts.

  • Bancroft Tower, Worcester, Massachusetts, a small-scale feudal castle built in 1900 in memory of George Bancroft.[1] It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Bannerman's Castle, also known as Bannerman's Island Arsenal, Hudson River, Cornwall-on-Hudson, New York, built 1901–18. The structure was built as a military surplus warehouse in the style of a Romanesque castle by businessman Francis Bannerman. An explosion in 1920 destroyed a portion of the complex. The empty and partially collapsed shell remains as a picturesque ruin. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2][3]
  • Beacon Towers, Sands Point, New York on the North Shore of Long Island, built 1917–18 for Alva Vanderbilt Belmont It featured a combination of the Châteauesque and a unique Gothic style. It was demolished in 1945.[4]
  • Beardslee Castle, Little Falls, New York, built in 1860. It is an eclectic Gothic Revival style house with a rusticated stone facade.[5]
  • Belcourt Castle, Newport, Rhode Island, a Châteauesque mansion built 1891–94 for Oliver Belmont.[6]
  • Belvedere Castle, Vista Rock, Central Park, New York City, built as a folly in 1869. It was designed by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted, after they were reappointed to oversee the park's construction in 1865. The stone structure is a hybrid of the Gothic and Romanesque styles.[7]
  • Berkeley Castle, Bath, West Virginia, built for Colonel Samuel Taylor Suit in 1885. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Bettendorf Castle, also known as Vianden Castle, Fox River Grove, Illinois, built in 1931–32.[8]
  • Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina, 175,000-square-foot (16,300 m2) Châteauesque style mansion built 1889–95 for George Washington Vanderbilt. It is the largest privately held home in the United States. It is a National Historic Landmark.[2]
  • Bishop Castle, Wet Mountains, Rye, Colorado vicinity, construction began on this eccentric structure in 1969 and was still in progress in 2010. Built by one man, Jim Bishop, the building facade is rubble stone, with a 160-foot (49 m) tower and a variety of self-made iron ornaments and bridges.[9]
  • Boldt Castle, Heart Island, Thousand Islands, New York, main house built from 1900 to 1904. Grounds also include additional castle-like follies.[2]
  • Boston University Castle or BU Castle, Boston, Massachusetts, built from 1904 to 1915. It is a Tudor Revival style mansion owned by Boston University.[10]
  • Bowman's Castle, Fayette County, Pennsylvania, built in 1789, it is the oldest Gothic Revival castle in the United States. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Bull Run Castle, Aldie, Virginia, hand-built from 1980 to 1999 by the owner, John Roswell Miller, and his family. It is two stories with four round corner towers, a large central round tower at the rear, and a crenelated roof-line.[11]
  • Campbell Castle, Wichita, Kansas, built in 1888 for Burton Harvey Campbell in the Baronial style.[12]
  • Canterbury Castle, also known as Arlington Castle, Portland, Oregon, built 1929–1931. Designed by Jeter O. Frye. The 6,000-square-foot (560 m2), three-story house featured a moat, drawbridge, and towers. It was demolished in 2009. It was formerly listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Carey Mansion, originally known as Seaview Terrace, Newport, Rhode Island, built 1923–28 in the Châteauesque style. Used for the exterior shots in the Dark Shadows gothic soap opera.[13]
  • Carrollcliffe, now Castle Hotel and Spa, Tarrytown, NY, built in two phases from 1897-1910 for General Howard Carroll.[citation needed]
  • Castello di Amorosa, Calistoga, California, built 1995–2007. It is a working winery.[14]
  • Castle at Castle Park, near Holland, Michigan, built in 1890 for Michael Schwarz. It now serves as a community center for the Castle Park Association.[15]
  • Castle at Casa Basso, Westhampton, New York, built in 1906 by artist Theophilus Brower. The small castle with Moorish arches has been adjoined by a restaurant, Casa Basso, since 1928.[16]
  • Castle Craig, Hubbard Park, Meriden, Connecticut, 32 feet (9.8 m) high tower built in 1900.[17]
  • Castle Gatehouse, a pumping station for the Washington Aqueduct in Washington, D.C., built 1899–1901.[18] It is listed as a contributing building on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Castle Gwynn, Triune, Tennessee, built 1980–present for Mike Freeman. The current plan calls for four towers with a keep, but so far only the first two towers have been completed. Freeman partially modeled the castle on Castell Coch in Tongwynlais, Wales. Castle Gwynn was featured in Taylor Swift's music video for Love Story.[19]
  • Castle Museum, Saginaw, Michigan, designed by William Martin Aikenbuilt and built in 1897. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Castle of Heron Bay, Lake Worth, Texas Formerly known as Whiting Castle, and commonly known as The Lake Worth Castle. Originally a three room farm house built circa 1860, the property was won in a poker game by Samuel E. Whiting, who expanded and embellished the structure in the style of a castle, during the 1920s.[citation needed]
  • Castle Post, Lexington, Kentucky, built from 1969 to 2008.[20]
  • Castle Rock, Garrison, New York, built in 1881 for Illinois Central Railroad president William H. Osborn. It is listed on as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Castle San Miguel, Hanceville, Alabama, contains the gift shop for the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament.[citation needed]
  • Chateau Laroche, also known as Loveland Castle, Loveland, Ohio, built 1929.[21]
  • Chateau Rochamore, Stamford, Connecticut, built from 1903 to 1906. Designed by the owner-architect, Gustav E. Steinback, the stone and half-timbered house has Norman and other medieval architectural influences.[22]
  • Cherokee Castle, formerly Charlford Castle, Sedalia, Colorado, built from 1924 to 1926 by Charles Alfred Johnson.[23]
  • Cinderella Castle, Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, built 1971 as a theme park attraction.[24]
  • Coe Hall, Oyster Bay, New York, built for William Robertson Coe on his Planting Fields estate from 1915 to 1919. The three-story Tudor Revival mansion features a primary facade with a combination of carved stone, dressed stone, and some exposed half-timbering that gives it the look of having been built at different periods in history. It was designed by Walker & Gillette. The grounds were designed by Guy Lowell, with later work by the Olmsted Brothers firm. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Coindre Hall, Huntington, New York, 80,000-square-foot (7,400 m2) Châteauesque style mansion built for George McKesson Brown from 1910 to 1912. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Copenhaver Castle, Camelback Mountain, Phoenix, Arizona, completed in 1977 by Mort Copenhaver.[25]
  • Coral Castle, Homestead, Florida, limestone megalithic structure built by Edward Leedskalnin from 1920 to 1948. It is listed on as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Curwood Castle, Owosso, Michigan, Châteauesque style mansion built for James Oliver Curwood from 1922 to 1923. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Druim Moir Castle, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, built from 1885 to 1886 for Pennsylvania railroad tycoon Henry H. Houston.[26] It is listed on as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Dunham Castle, Wayne, Illinois, Châteauesque style house built for Mark Wentworth Dunham in 1880. It is listed on as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Dunmere, Narragansett, Rhode Island, built in 1883 for Robert Graham Dun. The stone mansion features towers and cupolas. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is listed on as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, built in 1829 as the first prison to utilize the separate system of prison management. It is a National Historic Landmark.[2]
  • Edward Everett Estate, Bennington, Vermont, built as a summer home from 1911 to 1914 at an estimated cost of $2 million for Edward Everett of the American Bottle Company.[27]
  • Fair Lane, Dearborn, Michigan, built from 1909 to 1913 for Ford Motor Company founder Henry Ford. Architects who worked on the design of the estate included Frank Lloyd Wright, Marion Mahony Griffin, and Joseph Nathaniel French. French was responsible for the final Baronial style of the main house. It is a National Historic Landmark.[2]
  • Fonthill, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, built 1908–12 for Henry Chapman Mercer.[28] It is listed as a contributing building on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Franklin Castle, also known as the Hannes Tiedemann House, Cleveland, Ohio, built in 1881 for Hannes Tiedemann. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Gillette Castle, Hadlyme, Connecticut, built in 1914 for William Gillette. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Glamorgan, Alliance, Ohio, built from 1904 to 1905 for William Henry Morgan. The exterior features a facade of Vermont marble. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Glencairn, Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, built in a unique Romanesque style from 1928 to 1939. It was designed by the owner, Raymond Pitcairn, for his family. It has more than 100 rooms and a seven story tower. It is now a museum. It is listed as a contributing building on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Glen Eyrie, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Tudor Revival style house built in 1871 for William Jackson Palmer. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Grey Court, also known as Tenney Castle, Methuen, Massachusetts, built from 1890 to 1892 for Charles H. Tenney. The Châteauesque style mansion was designed by Carrère and Hastings, with influences primarily derived from the Château d'Yquem. It was destroyed by arson in 1978.[29]
  • Grey Towers Castle, Arcadia University, Glenside, Pennsylvania, built 1881–83 for William Welsh Harrison. It was designed by Horace Trumbauer.[2]
  • Hammond Castle, Gloucester, Massachusetts, built from 1926 to 1929 for John Hays Hammond, Jr. It is a National Historic Landmark.[2]
  • Harbor Hill, Roslyn, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island overlooking Hempstead Harbor, built 1899–1902 for Clarence Mackay. The house alone cost $781,483. It was designed by McKim, Mead & White in the Châteauesque style, with heavy influences from the Château de Maisons. The grounds were designed by Guy Lowell. The main house was demolished in 1947.[4]
  • Hartlands, Old Saybrook, Connecticut, completed in 1908 for George Watson Beach. Designed by Alfredo S.G. Taylor, it combines Tudor Revival and Gothic Revival with some other early 20th century influences. The 15,000-square-foot (1,400 m2) stone mansion features a three-story crenelated tower. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Hazard Castle, adjacent to Rhode Island Sound, Narragansett, Rhode Island, built in 1882 for Joseph Peace Hazard. The stone Gothic Revival mansion includes a 105-foot (32 m) tall crenelated tower. It is listed as a contributing building on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Hearst Castle, San Simeon, California, built from 1919 to 1947 for William Randolph Hearst. The main house was designed by Julia Morgan in a unique mixture of Mediterranean Revival, Renaissance and Baroque styles. It is a National Historic Landmark.[2]
  • Hearthstone Castle, Danbury, Connecticut, built in a Norman style from 1895 to 1899 for E. Starr Sanford. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Hempstead House, Sands Point, New York, on the North Shore of Long Island, built from 1909 to 1912 for Howard Gould. It contains two stone Tudor Revival style structures with towers. Hempstead House is the main house. Castle Gould contained the stables and the servants quarters. It is listed on as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Henderson Castle, Kalamazoo, Michigan, built in the Queen Anne style with an exterior facade of Lake Superior sandstone and brick in 1895.[30]
  • Herreshoff Castle, Marblehead, Massachusetts, completed in 1927.[31]
  • Hippol Castle, also known as Gimghoul Castle, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, built 1924 as the meeting place for a collegiate secret society called the Order of Gimghoul.[32]
  • Joslyn Castle, also known as Lynhurst, Omaha, Nebraska, built in the Baronial style in 1903. It was built from Kansas limestone and cost approximately $250,000 to build. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Kimberly Crest, Redlands, California, completed in 1896 for Cornelia A. Hill. It was designed by Oliver Perry Dennis and Lyman Farwell, a Los Angeles-based partnership, in the Châteauesque style. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Kip’s Castle, Verona, New Jersey, originally known as "Kypsburg," was constructed over a three-year period in the early 1900s by Frederic Ellsworth Kip and his wife, Charlotte Bishop Williams Kip. Frederic was a wealthy textile inventor and industrialist.[2]
  • Lambert Castle, Garret Mountain Reservation, Paterson, New Jersey, built from 1892 to 1893 for Catholina Lambert. Lambert continued to expand the estate, building a 70-foot (21 m) observation tower, a summerhouse, and an art gallery in 1896. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Lookout Mountain Castle, Chattanooga, Tennessee, built in 1929 over Ruby Falls on Lookout Mountain. It is listed on as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Lord's Castle, Waltham, Massachusetts, completed in 1886 for Rufus E. Lord. The two-story Baronial style house features a three-story crenelated tower. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Lucerne Hotel, Lucerne, California, built 1926.[33]
  • Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, New York, a Gothic Revival country house built 1838–65. It was designed by Alexander Jackson Davis in two phases, in 1838 for the first owner, William Paulding, Jr., and the second time in 1864-65 for George Merritt.[34] It is a National Historic Landmark.[2]
  • Manresa Castle, Port Townsend, Washington, Châteauesque style house completed in 1892 for Charles and Kate Eisenbeis, now a hotel.[35]
  • Marion Castle, Shippan Point, Stamford, Connecticut, built from 1914 to 1916 for Frank J. Marion. The Châteauesque style mansion was designed by the firm of Hunt & Hunt, sons of Richard Morris Hunt. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Meadow Brook Hall, Rochester Hills, Michigan, Tudor Revival style house built 1926–29 for Matilda Dodge Wilson. The former estate is now home to Oakland University. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Melrose, Casanova, Virginia, crenelated Gothic Revival mansion with three-story tower. Built from 1856 to 1858 for the Murray family. It served as a Union Army headquarters during the American Civil War. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Mercer Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, poured concrete structure combining an eclectic mix of styles. It was built from 1913 to 1916 for Henry Chapman Mercer as a museum to house his collections.[28] It is listed as a contributing building on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Montezuma Castle (hotel), Montezuma, New Mexico, 400 room Queen Anne-style hotel built in 1886 (after burning down twice prior in 1881 and 1885) that capitalized on the natural hot springs nearby. It has since been renovated by the United World College houses multiple college facilities including the school dining hall, guest and dorm rooms, offices, classrooms, rehearsal spaces, and a student center complete with a store, laundry rooms, pool and tables, and a kitchen.[36]
  • Mystery Castle, Phoenix, Arizona, built from 1930 to 1935 by the owner, Boyce Luther Gulley. The eighteen room, three story castle was built using found materials, adobe, and stone.[37]
  • Nichols Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, built in 1911 as a gymnasium for the university.[2]
  • Norumbega, Camden, Maine, completed in 1886 for Joseph Barker Stearns. The architecture of the mansion combines Châteauesque, Flemish, and Queen Anne motifs. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Ochre Court, Newport, Rhode Island, Châteauesque style mansion built at a cost of $4.5 million in 1892. Designed by Richard Morris Hunt for Ogden Goelet. It is listed as a contributing building on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Oheka Castle, Long Island, New York, 109,000-square-foot (10,100 m2) Châteauesque style mansion built for Otto Hermann Kahn from 1914 to 1919. It is the second largest privately held home in the United States. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Olana, Greenport, New York. Designed by Calvert Vaux, it was built in an eclectic mix of Victorian, Persian and Moorish styles. It was built from 1870 to 1872 for Frederic Edwin Church.[2]
  • Old Georgia State Capitol, Milledgeville, Georgia, state capitol building built from 1807 to 1837. It was the first public building built in the Gothic Revival style in the United States. Now a part of Georgia Military College, the Old Capital Museum is housed on the ground floor. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Old Louisiana State Capitol, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, state capitol building built in the Gothic Revival style from 1847 to 1852. Used as a prison by the Union Army following the capture of the city during the Civil War. While being used as a prison it caught fire and the interior was gutted. The interior was rebuilt in 1882 and it continued to be used as the capitol building until 1932. It is a National Historic Landmark.[2]
  • Old Main, Eastern Illinois University campus, Charleston, Illinois, completed in 1899. Built with Indiana limestone in the Gothic Revival style, with turrets, towers, and battlements.[38]
  • Osgood Castle, Redstone, Colorado, built 1902–03 for John C. Osgood, then president of the Colorado Fuel and Iron Company and one of the richest men in the country at the time. It is a 42-room wooden Tudor Revival structure listed on the National Register.[39]
  • Overlook Castle, Asheville, North Carolina, built from 1912 to 1914 for Fred Loring Seely. It is a stone Tudor Revival mansion with towers and a crenelated roof. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Piatt Castles, West Liberty, Ohio, two stone mansions built by brothers Abram Sanders Piatt and Donn Piatt. Both mansions combine Flemish and Gothic styles. Both were started in 1864, with Mac-A-Cheek, built for Abram, completed in 1871 and Mac-O-Chee, built for Donn, completed in 1879. Both are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Piermont Castle, also known as The Cedars or Lord's Castle, Piermont, New York, built in 1892 for Eleazar Lord. The 15,000-square-foot (1,400 m2) Châteauesque mansion has thirty primary rooms and was designed by McKim, Mead & White. The interior features 18th-century Italian paneling.[40]
  • Pyne Castle, originally known as Broadview Villa, Laguna Beach, California, sixty-two room Châteauesque mansion was built from 1927 to 1935 for E. Walter Pyne. The approximately 15,000-square-foot (1,400 m2) masonry structure was converted into apartments during the early 1960s.[41]
  • Quinlan Castle, Birmingham, Alabama, built in 1926 as the Royal Arms Apartments. The four-story building is arranged around an open-air courtyard, with a turreted tower on each corner. The facade features arched windows and doors and is faced is rough stone. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Reid Castle, originally known as Ophir Hall, Purchase, New York, completed in 1892. This granite castle style mansion was designed by Stanford White for Whitelaw Reid. It is six stories and contains eighty-four rooms. The grounds were landscaped by Frederick Law Olmsted. It now part of the Manhattanville College campus. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Richthofen Castle, Denver, Colorado. built from 1883 to 1887 for Walter von Richthofen. His nephew was Manfred von Richthofen, the "Red Baron". The house was supposedly modeled on a castle owned by the Richthofen family in Europe. It was remodeled in 1910 and expanded in 1924.[42]
  • Rhodes Hall, Atlanta, Georgia, built 1902–04 for Amos G. Rhodes, owner of Rhodes Furniture. It was designed by Willis F. Denny in a combination of the Baronial, Châteauesque, and Romanesquestyles. Now surrounded by commercial buildings, it is one of the last surviving Peachtree Street mansions. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Rocky Hill Castle, Courtland, Alabama, built 1858–61 with crenelated connecting walls and five-story Gothic Revival folly tower. It was demolished in 1961.[43]
  • Rubel Castle, also known as Rubel Pharm, Glendora, California, built 1968–88. Castle-like home of Michael Clarke Rubel, who used concrete, stone, and a mixture of recycled materials to construct it.[44]
  • San Francisco Armory, locally known simply as The Armory, Mission District, San Francisco, built from 1912 to 1914. It is a brick Moorish Revival building with loophole windows and corner towers. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Scotty's Castle, Grapevine Mountains, Death Valley, California, built from 1922 to 1931. It is a two-story Mission Revival and Spanish Colonial Revival style villa with two tall towers projecting from the main structure.[45] It is listed on as a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Searles Castle, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, completed 1883. Designed by McKim, Mead & White for Mary Hopkins, widow of Mark Hopkins, Jr. She commissioned Edward Francis Searles to design the interior and eventually married him. It is a stone Châteauesque style mansion with forty rooms and seven turrets. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Searles Castle, Windham, New Hampshire, built 1905–15 for Edward Francis Searles (see entry above). The stone Tudor Revival mansion was designed by Henry Vaughan, with influences derived from the manor at Stanton Harcourt in Oxfordshire, England. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Shea's Castle, also known as Rock Castle, Antelope Valley, California, built in 1924. It is a stone castle-like house with a crenelated roof-line.[46]
  • Singer Castle, formerly Jorstadt Castle, Thousand Islands, New York, built in 1896. Designed by Ernest Flagg for Frederick Gilbert Bourne of the Singer Manufacturing Company.[47]
  • Sky High Castle, Redings Mill, Missouri, built 1927–30. Situated upon a 180-foot (55 m) tall hill, the two-story mansion has a four-story tower on one corner. It has a stone facade and a crenelated roof-line.[48]
  • Sleeping Beauty Castle, Disneyland, Anaheim, California, built in 1955 as a theme park attraction.[49]
  • Smithsonian Castle, on the National Mall of Washington D.C., built 1847–55 to house the Smithsonian Institution. The Gothic Revival style structure was designed by James Renwick, Jr. and Robert Mills. Although intended to be built using white marble, in the end red Seneca sandstone was used. It is a National Historic Landmark.[2]
  • Squire's Castle, Cleveland, Ohio. It was built during the 1890s for Feargus B. Squire, one of the founders of Standard Oil, as a gatekeeper's house and caretaker's quarters for his planned country estate. His wife died and the estate never built, even the gatekeeper's house was left as an incomplete shell.[50]
  • Stan Hywet, Akron, Ohio, built 1912–15 for Frank Seiberling, founder of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. The 64,500-square-foot (5,990 m2) Tudor Revival mansion was designed by Charles Sumner Schneider. It features a brick and exposed half-timbered facade with a large central crenelated tower. The grounds were designed by Warren H. Manning. It is the tenth largest house in the United States. It is a National Historic Landmark.[2]
  • Stokesay Castle, Reading, Pennsylvania, built in 1931 and modeled after the 13th century castle in Shropshire, England by the same name. Serves as an event venue, fine dining restaurant, and casual pub.[51]
  • Stronghold, Oregon, Illinois, built 1928–30 for Chicago newspaper publisher Walter Strong in the Tudor Revival style.[52]
  • Thornewood, Lakewood, Washington, built from 1908 to 1911. The brick Tudor Revival mansion was designed by Kirtland Cutter for Chester Thorne, who had the bricks from a dismantled 15th century Elizabethan manor house in England shipped to the site for the construction. The substructure is concrete and steel. The mansion was used as a set for the Stephen King film Rose Red.[53] It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Usen Castle, Waltham, Massachusetts, built in 1928 to serve as the main hall for Middlesex University. It was designed in the Baronial style by John H. Smith. Middlesex University closed in 1946 and was rechartered as Brandeis University in 1948. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Vikingsholm, Lake Tahoe, California, built from 1928 to 1929 as a summer home for Lora Josephine Knight. Designed by Lennart Palme and Matt Green, the thirty-eight room mansion features a stone facade with Scandinavian Gothic influences, with the stone facade influenced by churches and castles of Southern Sweden and wooden elements inside and out influenced by early Norse woodcarvings. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Villa Zorayda, also known as Zorayda Castle, St. Augustine, Florida, built in 1883 for Franklin W. Smith. The Moorish Revival style mansion was built as Smith's winter home. The poured concrete structure features Moorish arches, a crenelated roof-line, and a three-story tower. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, built from 1842–44 as a museum on the site of the former home of Daniel Wadsworth. The Gothic Revival building was designed by Alexander Jackson Davis and Ithiel Town. The Atheneum is the oldest public art museum in the nation. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Waveny House, New Canaan, Connecticut, completed in 1912 for Lewis Lapham. The Tudor Revival style mansion was designed by William Tubby, with the grounds designed by Frederick Law Olmsted, Jr.[54] The exterior was used in filming of the original Batman television series and in the 2004 remake of The Stepford Wives.[55]
  • Ward's Castle, Port Chester, New York, built in the 1870s. The house is an early example of the use of reinforced concrete. It is an unusual combination of the Second Empire and Gothic Revival styles. It features a four-story crenelated tower on one corner. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Wesleyan Hall, University of North Alabama campus, Florence, Alabama, built from 1855 to 1856. The brick Gothic Revival style structure was built to serve Florence Wesleyan University, forerunner of the University of North Alabama. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]
  • Wilson Castle, Proctor, Vermont, built from 1867 to 1875 for John Johnson. The three-story mansion combines the Flemish, Baronial, and Romanesque styles with a facade of brick and marble. It contains thirty-two primary rooms. Construction of the estate cost $1,300,000 by the time that it was completed.[56]
  • Wing's Castle, Millbrook, New York, built from 1970–present by the owners, Peter and Toni Wing. The stone, timber, and stucco structure was built using using eighty percent recycled materials, much of it salvaged from demolished structures.[57][58]
  • Winnekenni Castle, Haverhill, Massachusetts, built from 1873 to 1875 for Dr. James R. Nichols. The dressed stone Baronial style house is two stories with two three-story towers, a small rooftop turret, and a crenelated roof-line.[59]

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