DiCamillo Companion
England

Castle Drogo

  • Built / Designed For: Julius Drewe

    House & Family History: Castle Drogo was built on a grand style for self-made millionaire Julius Drewe.

    Comments: Castle Drogo is considered one of Lutyens's best works.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: There is a fine terraced formal garden with a rhododendron and magnolia collection. The gardens also feature spring bulbs, herbaceous borders, a rose garden, a shrub garden, and a circular croquet lawn.

  • Architect: Edwin Landseer Lutyens

    Date: 1910
    Designed: House

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  • Country Life: XCVIII, 200 plan, 244 plan, 1945.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Grade II

  • "National Trust: National Treasures" (2006 - one of 10-part documentary)
  • Past Seat / Home of: Julius Drewe, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: The National Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01647-433-306

    Fax: 01647-433-186

    Email: castledrogo@nationaltrust.org.uk

    Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No