Castle Drogo
Drewsteignton, nr d'Exeter, Drewsteignton EX6 6PB Route Planner
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Opening hours

mid Jan-end Feb and Nov-Dec: weekends 11am-4pm; Mar-Oct: 11am-5pm

Description

When he discovered that he was descended from a Norman aristocrat, Dru or Drogo, who lived in the 12C, the rich grocer Julius Drewe had Edwin Lutyens create an extraordinary castle in his name. The castle was built 1911-1930 from granite taken from Drewe quarry. The exterior is inspired by romanesque and Tudor styles, and the interior is pure Lutyens (with some fine oak objects).

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