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19th June 2015                                                                                                  Photos by Hetty

Sissinghurst Castle Garden – National Trust

Central gateway (1530s) with north and south wings (1560s)

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The granary of the farm

S1058079 copyThe name castle was acquired because of the 16th century tower, when 3,000 French sailors were imprisoned here in the 1700s

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Views of the garden from the top of the tower

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The garden was created in the 1930s from a derelict farm

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Part of the moat

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A door in this tree!

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Surrounding countryside

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