We called in at Castle Drogo, Lutyens’s last, great, romantic castle on a hill north of Dartmoor, where Julius Drewe, who made a fortune out of the Home and Colonial Stores, established himself in castellated splendour; but the house is being radically restored because Lutyens was hopeless at plumbing, so there was not much to see except the long corridors of his extended house plan:-
2 thoughts on “Castle Drogo”
What a fine architect Lutyens was! Isn’t Castle Drogo still a private house?
No, it’s been with the National Trust since 1974. Charles