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Castle Drogo

Hob Uid: 445794
Location :
Devon
West Devon
Drewsteignton
Grid Ref : SX7218409003
Summary : Tudor-style country house constructed between 1911-1930 by Edwin Lutyens.
More information : Castle Drogo, a dwelling house, is unique both in
being the last castle to be erected in England in being the
last to be built solely in granite. It was begun in 1911 and
completed in 1930 to the design of Sir Edwin Lutyens. The
predominant style outside is Tudor. (1-3)

SX 72189003. Castle Drogo (name confirmed) (a) now owned by the
National Trust. (See Ground Photograph) (4)

Castle Drogo. Grade 1. (5-6)


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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Hoskins W G. 1954. New survey of England, Devon, 390
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Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : DOE (HHR) Okehampton RD Devon February 1960 12 30/22
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Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 NJA 19-MAR-82
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Source Number : 4a
Source : Externally held archive reference
Source details : Nameplate
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Source Number : 5
Source : List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest
Source details : District of West Devon. March 1988
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Source : Devon
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Source : Register of parks and gardens of special historic interest in England
Source details : Devon
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : 20th Century
Display Date : Constructed 1911-1930
Monument End Date : 1930
Monument Start Date : 1911
Monument Type : Country House
Evidence : Extant Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : Listed Building List Entry Legacy Uid
External Cross Reference Number : 94821
External Cross Reference Notes :
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SX 79 SW 9
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Related Warden Records :
Associated Monuments : 762526
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Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SX 79 SW 9
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1982-03-19
End Date : 1982-03-19
Associated Activities : Primary, CASTLE DROGO
Activity type : ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY
Start Date : 2005-01-01
End Date : 2005-12-31
Associated Activities : Primary, LAND AT CASTLE DROGO
Activity type : WATCHING BRIEF
Start Date : 2013-01-01
End Date : 2013-12-31