Sissinghurst Castle: the tower and four Irish yews in the tower courtyard
|Artist/Photographer||Dundas, Kerry (1931-)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Country houses ; Brickwork ; Gardens ; Towers ; Courtyards|
NOTES: This Elizabethan manor house, based on a double courtyard, with a central red-brick tower, was built by Sir Richard Baker in 1560-1570. It was saved from dereliction when Vita Sackville-West and Nigel Nicolson bought Sissinghurst, which included 400 acres of farmland, in 1930.
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