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Knole, Kent

Vita Sackville-West

Knole, Kent

by Vita Sackville-West

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Published by Country Life for The National Trust in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sackville family.,
  • Knole (Sevenoaks, England),
  • Sevenoaks (England) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    WSU MASC copy is: 002-111945507.

    Statementby V. Sackville-West ; the catalogue of pictures and biographical notes of painters by Robin Fedden.
    ContributionsFedden, Robin, 1908-1977.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p., [8] p. of plates + [5] p. ads :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16901985M

    If every home tells a story, then Knole House is a tome. By any measure one of the five largest houses in England, this country estate in Sevenoaks in west Kent has seen six centuries of British. Since its purchase in by Thomas Sackville, first Earl of Dorset, the house at Knole, Kent, has been inhabited by thirteen generations of a single aristocratic family, the Sackvilles. Here, drawing on a wealth of unpublished letters, archives, and images, the current incumbent of the seat, Robert Sackville-West, paints a vivid and intimate portrait of the vast, labyrinthine house and the 3/5(1).

    A warm welcome to Knole B&B. Sarah & Ian. The B&B is set in a residential road off the road running alongside Knole Park. There are no properties opposite, so the view is of the woodland within the Park. It is a 20 minute walk into Sevenoaks town which can be taken through Knole /10(67). Since its purchase in by Thomas Sackville, 1 st Earl of Dorset, the house at Knole, Kent, has been inhabited by thirteen generations of a single aristocratic family, the Sackvilles. Here, drawing on a wealth of unpublished letters, archives and images, the current incumbent of the seat, Robert Sackville-West, paints a vivid and intimate portrait of the vast, labyrinthine house and the /5(72).

    Hotels near Knole - National Trust: ( mi) Stable Cottage ( mi) Wendy Wood Bed and Breakfast ( mi) The Barn, Woodview ( mi) Upthedowns B&B ( mi) Donnington Manor Hotel; View all hotels near Knole - National Trust on Tripadvisor/5(K). The Knole Development Centre is located in the beautiful rural setting of Cygnet Hospital Godden Green in the Kent Weald. We provide a therapeutic education programme for year olds to bridge the difficulties between education, health and wellbeing. Our service has 24 inpatient placements linked to our Tier 4 CAMHS inpatient service.


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Knole, Kent Paperback – January 1, by The National Trust (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: The National Trust. Knole (Kent) (National Trust Guidebooks) Paperback – October 1, by Robert Sackville-West (Author) › Visit Amazon's Robert Sackville-West Page.

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Paperback. Condition: Very Kent book. Knole, Kent (National Trust Guidebooks) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. Knole cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged.

This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Knole has a legendary 7 courtyards, 52 staircases, and rooms. There are photos, and best of all, a Knole plan. Since reading this book is the most I'll get to see of Knole without visiting in person, I would have liked this book to be even longer, with even more photos/5.

Knole in Kent has been lived in by the Sackvilles since Shakespeare's time. Today it is owned and managed by the National Trust, the destination of thousands of visitors a Kent book. For readers making a trip to Knole (a veddy large house), your visit will be more enjoyable after reading this book/5.

Sitting proudly within Kent’s last medieval deer park, Knole offers something for everyone. Immerse yourself in the vast estate and follow in the footsteps of tourists who have visited Knole’s showrooms for years Originally built as an archbishop’s palace, Knole passed through royalty to the Sackville family, who still live here on: Sevenoaks, TN15 0RP (Sat Nav TN13 1HX), Kent.

Knole, Kent (Accredited Museum) This collection has 2, items online Knole is one of Britain’s most important and complete historic homes – with a colourful past as an Archbishop’s palace, the former hunting ground of Henry VIII, the home of the Sackville family for years and a source of literary inspiration for Virginia Woolf.

Knetbooks Makes Textbook Rentals Affordable. Join thestudents that saved $59, by renting from us. “ Best Deals. I spent 2 days finding my books and comparing prices. Will use again. Thanks for the free shipping!" Committed to Customer Service. If you aren't satisfied, let. The Knole settee (sometimes known as the Knole Sofa) was made in the 17th is housed at Knole in Kent, a house owned by the Sackville-Wests since but now in the care of the National was originally used not as comfortable sofa but as a formal throne on which the monarch would have sat to receive visitors.

It features adjustable side arms and considerable depth of seating. Buy Knole (National Trust Guidebooks) Revised edition by National Trust (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). Knole: Kent Paperback – January 1, by The National Trust & Vita Sackville-West (Author)Author: The National Trust & Vita Sackville-West.

Knole, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1HX Tel: Knole's bookshop. Knole has many famous literary connections so it is the perfect venue for the National Trust’s first dedicated bookshop. You'll find a range of gardening, cookery and art books, as well as historical novels, walking guides and books about local history on sale.

The book is exactly as subtitled: The Story of Knole and the Sackvilles. One certainly gains an overview of the family history and an understanding of how each has felt about the house. While this makes a good, readable story, it wasn't exactly what I expected/5(77).

Knole - National Trust, Sevenoaks, United Kingdom. K likes. Knole is one of the country’s most exceptional historic houses, containing world-class collections and surrounded by a 1, acre deer park/5(). Knole Park Golf Club is regarded as Kent's No.1 inland course and regularly named in the Top courses in England.

It is also rated by National Club Golfer () in the Most Fun courses to play in the whole of Great Britain & Ireland, describing it as "entertaining & engaging from start to finish.".

Children's Book Festival at Knole. Welcome to the first ever Knole Children’s Book Festival on March Stories will come to life across the weekend, as some of your best-loved children’s authors and illustrators host workshops, readings and book signings.

A full day. The main doors open at 10am and there are several interesting places to explore when you first enter Green Court. Our Visitor Centre provides the perfect introduction to Knole and its long history. Green Court is also a great spot to relax in the Orangery or Knole.

Book signings will take place after many of the events and books from all festival authors will be available to buy in the children's section of Knole's Bookshop.

*Please note that all children must be accompanied by a paying adult, and parking is £5 for non-members. Knole and the Sackvilles book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

I will have to read Robert Sackville's history of Knole. flag Like see review. Lucas rated it liked it escu rated it it was amazing April rated it liked it Gloria rated it it was amazing May 26 /5. Knole is one of England’s most important, complete, yet fragile historic houses, set at the heart of Kent’s last remaining medieval deer park.

One-time palace to archbishops and former royal property of the Tudor dynasty, Knole, in Sevenoaks, was a place of extraordinary wealth and grandeur. Since its purchase in by Thomas Sackville, first Earl of Dorset, the house at Knole, Kent, has been inhabited by thirteen generations of a single aristocratic family, the Sackvilles.

Here, drawing on a wealth of unpublished letters, archives, and images, the current incumbent of the seat, Author: Robert Sackville-West. An historic building survey at Knole, Kent enabled a very surprising revelation about the history of the house in the early 17th century.

A series of symbols beneath the floorboards carved by the carpenters working at the house were intended to protect the building from possession by witches, demons and evil spirits.