TQ5354 : Knole, Knole Park, Sevenoaks, Kent

taken 9 years ago, near to Sevenoaks, Kent, Great Britain

Knole, Knole Park, Sevenoaks, Kent
Knole, Knole Park, Sevenoaks, Kent
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Knole House
Knole is an stately home set in the 1000-acre Knole Park, on the outskirts of Sevenoaks.

The house was built by Thomas Bourchier, Archbishop of Canterbury, between 1456 and 1486. The building has 365 rooms (one for each day of the year), 52 staircases, 14 entrances and 7 courtyards.

The property is now owned and run by the National Trust.

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Knole Park :: TQ5454
Knole Park is a 1000 acre Tudor deer park, on the edge of Sevenoaks town centre. The centre piece is Knole House, a National Trust owned stately home built between 1456 and 1486.

The land is home to around 800 deer, and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). The park had not changed much in 500 years, but in the great storm of 1987, 70% of the trees were lost.
National Trust
A National Trust is an organization dedicated to preserving the cultural or environmental treasures of a particular geographic region. They generally operate as private non-profit organizations, although some receive considerable support from their national government. The first such organization was the National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty, which is the National Trust of England, Wales and Northern Ireland, formed in 1895 and operating as a charitable organisation.

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TQ5354, 450 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 7 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 7 March, 2009
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Estate 
Category
National Trust property   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5391 5420 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:15.9708N 0:12.2829E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 5386 5417
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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