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Canonteign House

  • 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).

  • Architect: Charles Robert Ayers

    Date: 1828
    Designed: House for The Hon. Capt. P.B. Pellew, later 2nd Viscount Exmouth.

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  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - SOFTBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 1995
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 0300072074
    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)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    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.

  • House Open to Public: Limited Access to House - Grounds Open to Public

    Phone: 01647-252-434

    Fax: 01647-252-617

    Email: info@canonteignfalls.com

    Website: http://www.canonteignfalls.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No