Castle Drogo

Designation:
Historic England Register Grade II*
Period/Century:
  • C20
Parish:
Drewsteignton
Local Authority:
West Devon
OS Grid Ref:
SX 72797 90074
Description:

Early C20 formal gardens with elements designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens and George Dillistone of R Wallace and Co, for an early C20 castle designed by Lutyens for Julius Drewe. Gertrude Jekyll advised on the planting for the approach, and the formal landscape around the house is linked to the adjoining managed moorland and steep river valley by a series of walks which allow dramatic views of the wider landscape, and of Castle Drogo itself. For a full description view the Historic England Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest.

Related designers:

50.696, -3.8114