Sissinghurst Castle: the drawing room

RIBApix ref no RIBA25580
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
CitySissinghurst
Subject Date1570
Image Date1962
ViewInterior
StyleTudor
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/EHS/1024 (ES8990)
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes 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.

Subject tags

brickwork, country houses, drawing rooms, wood, panelling