Sissinghurst Castle: Vita Sackville-West's boots

RIBApix ref no RIBA5272
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1570
Image Date1962
Library ReferenceESP/ENG/3472 (ES2050.1)
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

country houses, stairs, seating, landscape architects, still lives