An 1829 engraving of the House published Fisher, Son & Co., London.
Built / Designed For: Sir Edward Pellew
Garden & Outbuildings: Set within Dartmoor National Park, Canonteign House is surrounded by an 80-acre estate, which includes Canonteign Falls, England's highest waterfall (it descends 220 feet).
Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
Author: Colvin, Howard
Year Published: 1995
Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
Book Type: Softback
Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
Author: Sayer, Michael
Year Published: 1993
Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade II
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: Sir Edward Pellew, early 19th century; The Hon. Capt. P.B. Pellew, later 2nd Viscount Exmouth, 19th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
Ownership Details: The Park and Falls are open to the public; the House is available for weddings.