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Sissinghurst Castle: Vita Sackville-West's boots

RIBA5272
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.

Egeskov Castle, Kvaerndrup: pots and gardening gloves in a deep window recess

RIBA15906
NOTES: This residence, built by Frands Brockenhuus and completed in 1554, stands in the middle of a lake on a foundation of oak pilings. It underwent an extensive restoration by Helgo Zettervall, a Swedish architect, in the late 19th century.

Vita Sackville-West's writing desk, Sissinghurst Castle

RIBA25581
Sackville-West, Vita (Victoria Mary) (1892-1962)
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 Harold Nicolson bought Sissinghurst, which included 400 acres of farmland, in 1930.
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