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Coleton Fishacre House

  • House & Family History: Coleton Fishacre is an Arts & Crafts style house with art deco interiors created for Rupert and Lady Dorothy D'Oyly Carte in the 1920s. Rupert's father, Richard, was the impresario who made the operettas of Gilbert & Sullivan a great financial success. The word Fishacre derives from Martin de Fishacre, who lived in this part of Devon in the 13th century.

  • Architect: William Oswald Milne

    Date: 1925-26
    Designed: House for Rupert d'Oyly Carte

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  • Country Life: LXVII, 782 plan, 1930.

  • House Listed: Grade II

    Park Listed: Grade II*

  • Past Seat / Home of: Rupert and Lady Dorothy D'Oyly Carte, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: The National Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Visitor Attraction

  • House Open to Public: Yes

    Phone: 01803-752-466

    Fax: 01803-753-017

    Email: [email protected]

    Website: https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No