The writing studio of of French novelist Alexandre Dumas at Port-Marly, near Paris, named the Château d'If after a setting from his novel, the Count of Monte Cristo. A separate building on the site of the Château de Monte-Cristo.
By the marriage of the last daughter of the Saint-Hilaire family to the future imperial count Heinrich Wilhelm von Wilczek, Kreuzenstein passed to the house of Wilczek. Their descendants have been maintaining the rebuilt castle at great expense since
Wray Castle is a Victorian Gothic country house overlooking Lake Windermere. It was built around 1840 by Dr Dawson, a prominent Liverpool surgeon. His wealth did not come from his surgery, however, but from an advantageous marriage to an heiress of a gin-making family. With his wife's fortune to back his predeliction for the 'picturesque' style of architecture so much in vogue in the mid