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Scots Baronial

- a style of architecture, popular in victorian Scotland which made a particular feature of complex roof lines, with bold chimneys, crow steps, dormers, round towers etc. With its origins in medieval and 16th century building, it represented a search for a national style, which was echoed in England by the revival of Tudor and Elizabethan. It became very fashionable after the rebuilding of Balmoral and was not confined to Scotland, there are some very good examples in Ireland.