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Restoration of Bantony Castle shimla
The main motive is to restore the building to its original shape and put it to use so that the footfall of tourists increases. 
It to become a vibrant place not just during the day but also promote the concept of night tourism. There will be procurement of  the same wood, lime surkhi mortar, stones and other material used in the building so that the original condition can be restored

Chief minister Virbhadra Singh said the old building of the Bantony castle would be refurbished and converted into a museum & a recreational park with a restaurant

The entire property spreads over an area of 19,436.83 sq mts and has two buildings and sprawling lawns all around it. At present, the double-storey building constructed in mock-Tudor style, part chalet and crowned with sloping roofs with mini-towers is literally on the verge of collapse.

The building was designed by TEG Cooper and before its construction began here in 1880, the site had a cottage belonging to Cap A. Gordon which housed army officers. It had housed the office of the State Police since 1957. It was after the owners won the legal battle that the building was vacated by the police.

location of Bantony Castle

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