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Ightham Mote Interiors

Well hello and welcome to Ightham Mote, a pleasant idyll in Kent.  The interiors are presented as a walk through time including an extraordinary painting.  Views of the exterior and beautiful gardens and more information about this medieval manor house can be found here  ⇐.   But first, a little walk through time (although not necessarily in the right order 🙂 )  ~










The above is a corner of the Billiard Room situated across the main courtyard.  Back to the main building :-

A replica of Ellen Terry’s famous beetle-wing costume in which she played Lady Macbeth in 1888/89



Miss Elsie Palmer by John Singer Sargent 1890


Thank you for the visit and if you missed the exterior views then you can find them  here ⇐ .

12 responses

  1. That ‘Miss Elsie’ portrait is stunning!

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    June 14, 2017 at 13:27

    • Very much so. She seems to look right at you from right out of the past. 🙂

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      June 14, 2017 at 14:38

  2. Wow, a walk through time indeed! I imagine that costume was quite heavy. Of course I loved the stained glass 😀

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    June 15, 2017 at 23:10

  3. Very grand!

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    June 23, 2017 at 07:12

  4. Gorgeous interiors. I love the chinoiserie furniture and the chintz fabric!

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    June 23, 2017 at 19:20

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