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Raj Bhavan

Kolkata WB India

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1799
  Finished1803
Floor Count3
Building Uses
 - residential
 - government
Structural Types
 - lowrise
 - dome
Architectural Style
 - neo-classical
Materials
 - stone

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof93 ftUC Berkeley SPIRO database
Measured from floorplans and elevation

Description
Built by the British colonial government as a palace for the Governor General of India. The design is an oversized version of a British country manor.

Now, the Governor of West Bengal resides in this building.

Architect: Charles Wyatt

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