DiCamillo Companion

Dunsland House

  • House & Family History: Dunsland had a Tuyor South Wing, with additions of 1660, and a large East Wing of circa 1690. The House was acquired by the National Trust in 1954 and burned down in 1967 while undergoing restoration.

    Comments: Pevsner called Dunsland "Devon's most tragic loss since the last war".

  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, p. 93, 1852.

    Country Life: CXXVIII, 18 plan, 78, 1960.

  • Title: Buildings of England: Devon, The
    Author: Pevsner, Nikolaus; Cherry, Bridget; Nairn, Judy
    Year Published: 1989
    Publisher: London: Penguin
    ISBN: 0140710507
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Arscott family. Bickford family. Coham family. Dickinson family.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No


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