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Ightham Mote

Paperback

Set in beautiful Kentish countryside, it is the most complete medieval moated manor house in England, it's a miracle that Ightham Mote has survived at all. The inspiration behind a classic Henry James ghost tale, and painted by John Singer Sargent and Sir Winston Churchill, this is the story of a place of quirky charm.

Serene Ightham Mote is a house that belongs to the ages. Set in beautiful Kentish countryside, it is the most complete medieval moated manor house in England, but it is a miracle that it has survived at all. The inspiration behind a classic Henry James ghost tale, and painted by John Singer Sargent and Sir Winston Churchill, this is the story of a place of quirky charm. It is also the story of an Americans love affair with the quintessentially English property that he helped to save, and of the National Trusts fifteen-year-long conservation project that has safeguarded Ightham Mote for future generations.

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ISBN

978-1-84359-451-2

Publication Date

14-09-2016

Format

Paperback

Pages

56 pages

Dimensions

210x210mm

Product Description

Set in beautiful Kentish countryside, it is the most complete medieval moated manor house in England, it's a miracle that Ightham Mote has survived at all. The inspiration behind a classic Henry James ghost tale, and painted by John Singer Sargent and Sir Winston Churchill, this is the story of a place of quirky charm.

Serene Ightham Mote is a house that belongs to the ages. Set in beautiful Kentish countryside, it is the most complete medieval moated manor house in England, but it is a miracle that it has survived at all. The inspiration behind a classic Henry James ghost tale, and painted by John Singer Sargent and Sir Winston Churchill, this is the story of a place of quirky charm. It is also the story of an Americans love affair with the quintessentially English property that he helped to save, and of the National Trusts fifteen-year-long conservation project that has safeguarded Ightham Mote for future generations.

Author

Matt Shinn and National Trust Books