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Echo Manor Inn

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c. 1970–1990. 3360 Archuleta County 84, 3 miles south of Archuleta

Locally known as “the castle,” the Echo Manor Inn looks more like a homemade, vernacular version of a Charles Platt country manor. Inspired by a trip to Disneyland, the original owner made many additions to what began as a simple A-frame house. Its A-frame origins are commemorated by the steep pitches of the multiple shingled gables and dormers. A uniform stucco finish adds some cohesion, but the multilevel interior is erratic. A subsequent owner converted this Tudoresque fantasy into a bed and breakfast.

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Thomas J. Noel
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Thomas J. Noel, "Echo Manor Inn", [Pagosa Springs, Colorado], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/CO-01-AA08.

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