Ightham mote, Kent

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  • 14 Pages
  • 1.55 MB
  • English
Printed by Wyman and Sons , (London
StatementReprinted from The Builder (of 15 July, 1893).
The Physical Object
Pagination14 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19482667M

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Walks Through History: Kent. Walk Ightham Mote From Plantagenet Stronghold to Tudor Home. John Wilks. $; $; Publisher Description. In John Wilks updated his bestselling Walks Through History: Kent book. When JMD Media were asked to make this book available as an e-book, we decided to give the customer a choice.

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Ightham Mote is a medieval moated manor house close to the village of Ightham, near Sevenoaks in Kent (Grid reference: TQ).

The name mote derives from moot, meeting [place], rather than referring to the body of water. For the more discerning amongst you, you can enjoy travelling through years of history as Ightham Mote is not a ‘show home’ for one period in time, but a living ‘blog’ highlighting the changing fashion and needs of its house is surrounded by peaceful gardens with an orchard, water features, lakes and woodland walks.

What's on at Ightham Mote We're looking forward to welcoming you back. Please book your tickets here before you visit. Members can book for free, while non-members will need to pay when booking.

Where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary, however if you do not book we cannot guarantee admission. If walking, Ightham Mote is situated just off The Greensand Way, which is the long-distance walking route across Surrey and Kent.

You can even cycle to Ightham Mote, the roads around the site are single carriage-way country roads, and they have National Speed limits.

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Tonbridge to Ivy Hatch Loop is the nearest cycle route. Ightham Mote is a picturesque country manor house near Sevenoaks in Kent, but as with many of these old houses, looks can be deceiving.

Ightham Mote was built inand was home to the Selby family from the late 16th Century to the middle of the 19th Century. Over the years, it has had many owners, ranging from medieval knights to Tudor.

We recommend booking Ightham Mote tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund. See all 1 Ightham Mote tours on Tripadvisor/5(K).

Ightham Mote Walk is a mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Tonbridge, Kent, England that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running. Dogs are also able to use this trail. Ightham Mote: Finished book about it so had to visit - See 1, traveller reviews, 1, candid photos, and great deals for Ightham, UK, at TripadvisorK TripAdvisor reviews.

Today, it’s Michael Hall’s piece from Jabout Ightham Mote in Kent, written just as its year renovation was about to begin. The Country Life Picture Library images you’ll see here include some of those taken at the time, some from a previous Country Life article inand some from a further update in National Trust Ightham Mote, Sevenoaks.

2, likes talking about this 8, were here. A magical 14th century moated manor house, with stunning gardens and estate. I was introduced to this Oldbury/Ightham Mote/Stone Street circular route recently by a friend, who has a weathered book of Kent walks.

In the book it starts at Ightham Mote National Trust car park, but that is no longer available to walkers (you have to book a ticket to visit the Mote now). Ightham Mote's "Haunted House Story" Ightham Mote, Plaxtol, Kent, England. Ightham Mote, which was built in the 14th century, was not damaged by Cromwell’s men in spite of the fact that they tried hard enough to find it, to root out what was thought to be a hot-bed of Royalists.

On Monday 15 June at 10am, Ightham Mote will be re-opening the garden and car park only, via a bookings only system.

We are operating with skeleton staff and welcoming a minimal numbers of visitors at this stage (initially 30% of an average busy day.

Ightham Mote (Kent) by Nicolson, Nigel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Ightham Mote is a mediaeval moated manor house near Sevenoaks, Kent.

There used to be hundreds of such manor houses around England, but there are only a few left now and this is one of the best preserved; as a volunteer put it, it was acquired by many families who were wealthy enough to buy it but not wealthy enough to radically rebuild it, so its mediaeval features are still very much intact Views: Ightham Tourism; Ightham Hotels; Ightham Bed and Breakfast; Ightham Packages; Flights to Ightham; Ightham Restaurants; Ightham Attractions; Ightham Travel Forum; Ightham Pictures; Ightham Map; Ightham Guide; All Ightham Hotels; Near Landmarks.

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Book your tickets online for Ightham Mote, Ightham: See 1, reviews, articles, and 1, photos of Ightham Mote on Tripadvisor/5(K). Ightham (/ ˈ aɪ t əm / EYE-təm) is a village in Kent, England, located approximately four miles east of Sevenoaks and six miles north of parish includes the hamlet of Ivy Hatch.

Ightham is famous for the nearby medieval manor of Ightham Mote (National Trust), although the village itself is of greater m is not mentioned in the Domesday Book, but place-name.

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- Ightham Mote is a magical 14th century moated manor house, surrounded by beautiful gardens, lakes and woodland walks. Built nearly years ago, /5(K).

For ideas of more days out with kids in Kent, check out my top Ightham Mote with kids: Need to know. Tickets for Ightham Mote cost from £ for adults and £ for children,£36 for a family ticket.

Entrance is free to National Trust members as well as children under five. Ightham Mote Ightham Mote (pronounced "item moat"), Ightham, Kent is a medieval moated manor house. The architectural writer John Newman describes it as "the most complete small medieval manor house in the county." Ightham Mote and its gardens are.

Ightham Mote is a magical place tucked away in the Kent countryside. It is a truly old property and has a very serene feel of a much loved house. We found the room guides very knowledgeable and friendly.

The gardens were still very colourful and we were lucky to have the place pretty much to ourselvesK TripAdvisor reviews. A circular walk starting from the small village of Shipbourne (pronounced ‘Shibbun’) in Kent.

The walk leaves the pretty village via the village church and out through open countryside and woodland to reach Ightham Mote and Fairlawne Estate (two estates with intriguing histories) before returning to Shipbourne.

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Ightham Court is shown on the one-inch Ordnance Survey map Kent Sheet 16 by draughtsman George Pink. Colonel James died childless in and left Ightham to his first cousin once removed, Demetrius Grevis, who then changed his name to Grevis-James. Response from IghthamMote, Visitor Services at Ightham Mote Responded As a conservation charity, there is a charge to help maintain our car-parks and the surrounding countryside, but they are free for members/5(K).

Ightham Mote’s circular walk to Wilmot Hill >> Enjoy the Kentish countryside from the Ightham Mote estate as you walk the periphery of a large part of its acres. The walk incorporates Scathes Wood, the Greensand Way, Wilmot Hill and Broadhoath Wood.

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You can choose from two options when you near the end of your walk. Ightham Mote. Ightham Mote is one of the oldest medieval manor houses to survive in England. The core of the house dates from the s, although a complicated series of alterations and additions were made in the late 15th, 16th and 17th centuries.

A moat surrounds the four wings of the house, which in turn is built around an open courtyard.Enjoy a 2for1 admission at Ightham Mote with your Kent Pass! Hidden away in a secluded Kent valley is Ightham’s perfectly preserved medieval moated manor house.

It has been described as “’one of the most beautiful and interesting of English country houses’, featuring 14 acres of gardens, lakes, natural springs, secret glades and a house Continue reading "Ightham Mote".Ightham. He did however give the Mote to the National Trust when he died in Ightham Mote underwent a vast conservation project, beginning in It was open at the time of writing despite the restrictions.

See the NT website for latest dates and times.