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According to grandson Trevor May, Léonie loved spacious, light filled rooms with lots of windows.

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The Special World of Dunmora By Linda M. Langwith

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When Gerald Henderson May and his wife Léonie stood on the bluff overlooking the Saanich Inlet in the autumn of 1921, they knew this was the place where they would build “Dunmora.” They chose the designer of Christ Church Cathedral, architect John Malcolm Charles Keith, to create their home in the popular English Arts and Craft style, with its emphasis on fine workmanship and the use of locally sourced materials. According to grandson Trevor May, Léonie loved spacious, light filled rooms with lots of windows, and fortuitously a shipment from England of leaded casement windows with decorative wrought iron fasteners became available. The story goes that the home was designed around these windows, still in use at Dunmora today. All the wood in the home

Seaside February 2013 Issue  

Think of our publication as an extra dimension of our community space, a place where the West Coast culture is treasured and celebrated. We’...

Seaside February 2013 Issue  

Think of our publication as an extra dimension of our community space, a place where the West Coast culture is treasured and celebrated. We’...