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Youngest castle in England

Castle Drogo is a country house and mixed-revivalist castle on the edge of Dartmoor, Devon, England. Based on the design of famous achitect Edwin Lutyens, it was constructed 1911-1930, and due to the economic downturn, shrinked to a third of the original design.

It was the last castle to be built in England, albeit a very weird one - as you can see. With cranes and scaffolding you get mixed feelings when visiting it. A concrete construction with traditional shapes, nice art deco parts combined with something of an English aristocratic Disneyland. A weird one, but remarkable and rather unique.

More info: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/castle-drogo
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4 comments

Dominique 60 said:

belle compostion monocrome !!
13 months ago ( translate )

ɱ ƕ replied to Dominique 60:

in fact it's 'almost' monochrome. There are colours left in a very subtle saturation.
12 months ago

William Sutherland said:

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Nouchetdu38 said:

I find that very interesting!!!!!!
12 months ago