There are plans to build the country’s largest single family residence in northeast Edmond.
Last year, the Edmond Planning Commission was asked to give approval to a mega mansion on the northwest corner of Sorghum Mill Road and Westminster Road.
“It’s truly a castle,” says Bob Schiermeyer, who saw the first renderings late last year and tells News 9 the plans call for a draw bridge and spires that reach 90 feet.
Well, it’s just a story until I mix my own brand of disturbed into it.
Because this is not the first castle to be built in the region recently. See also:
As the monolithic structure began to rise on an isolated mountaintop in Missouri’s Ozarks, the chatter grew: Who was building this cement castle?
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The massive structure will require several thousand yards of concrete to build. The building materials include a concrete additive that contains tiny pieces of wire that will allow the structure to withstand everything from an F-5 tornado to a bomb blast. Tornadoes are certainly a concern, as Pensmore is in rural Christian County, Mo., not too far from Joplin, the town that was ravaged by a powerful tornado on May 22.
I got two words for you: Marcher lords.
This is the Internet, after all. What do we have to do around here but speculate wildly?
Although I have to admit, if I had the dinero for it, I think I’d have a castle built, too.