Keyhole Castle

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Keyhole Castle
General information
Architectural style Queen Anne Revival
Location 1925 1st Avenue East
Town or city Prince Albert, Saskatchewan
Country Canada
Construction started 1910
Completed 1913
Client Samuel McLeod
Technical details
Size 1,219 square meters
Design and construction
Architect Erich Wohann
Official name Keyhole Castle National Historic Site of Canada
Designated 1975

The Keyhole Castle is located in the East Hill neighborhood of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, Canada. It was built as the residence for Samuel McLeod, a former businessman, mayor of Prince Albert and federal politician. Architect Erich Wohann of Minneapolis designed the building, with construction ending in 1913. In 1975, the Keyhole Castle was designated a National Historic Site of Canada.[1] The building contains a ballroom on the top floor. [2]

Samuel McLeod was a successful businessman, and mayor of Prince Albert mayor both in 1886 and in 1919.[3] The institute for stained glass in Canada has documented the stained glass at Keyhole Castle.[4]

Keyhole Castle is currently a Bed & Breakfast. Guests can choose between 3 rooms: the Double, the Queen, and the Suite. The Castle is also available as an event location, using either the ballroom, dining room, or, in the summer, the yard.[5]


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Coordinates: 53°11′43″N 105°45′06″W / 53.19524°N 105.7518°W / 53.19524; -105.7518