1) Castle Drogo, circa 1924; 2) Castle Drogo from the South, circa 1923.

Castle Drogo was commissioned from Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1910 by Julius Drewe, who had made a fortune as a young man by establishing the grocery stores, Home and Colonial. Both client and architect had a romantic vision of a great medieval fortress.


Acquired from the office of Sir Edwin Lutyens on his death in 1944 by Mr A Neville Holt, sold at Christie's, 14 December 1982.

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