Coleton Fishacre

We went to Coleton Fishacre, a National Trust house in a spectacular position on headland between Dartmouth and Brixham on land acquired by Rupert D’Oyly Carte, owner of the Savoy Hotel, and his wife, Dorothy. They employed Oswald Milne, a protégé of Lutyens, as their architect, and he designed a house in a suburban version of the Lutyenesque – not large, still well preserved, and with a wonderful 1920s garden stretching down to Pudcombe Cove:-

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