DiCamillo Companion
England

St. Mawes Castle

  • Built / Designed For: King Henry VIII

    House & Family History: Henry VIII built St. Mawes Castle as a bulwark against an anticipated French invasion.

    Comments: House is thought to be the greatest Tudor period military structure.

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Ownership Type: English Heritage

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01326-270-526

    Email: customers@english-heritage.org.uk

    Website: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No