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Knole

/nəʊl/
noun
1.
a mansion in Sevenoaks in Kent: built (1454) for Thomas Bourchier, Archbishop of Canterbury; later granted to the Sackville family, who made major alterations (1603–08)
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  • He died in 1486 at his palace at knole, and was buried at Canterbury.

  • A group of blue leaves, etc., taken from some old cushions at knole Park, Sevenoaks.

    Jacobean Embroidery

    Ada Wentworth Fitzwilliam and A. F. Morris Hands
  • This kind of furniture was generally gilt, and under the black paint of those at knole are still to be seen traces of the gold.

    Illustrated History of Furniture Frederick Litchfield
  • At knole Park, in Kent, advantage has been taken of this spreading habit to allow the formation of a very remarkable grove.

    Trees. A Woodland Notebook Herbert Maxwell
  • On the way to Brede we stopped for luncheon at knole, another famous country place owned by the West family.

    The Old World and Its Ways

    William Jennings Bryan
  • One of the rooms was fitted up by James First for himself when he paid a visit to knole, and the room is kept as it was.

    The Old World and Its Ways

    William Jennings Bryan
  • Twenty miles to the east, over the Kentish border, is knole, which concludes the tour.

    Stained Glass Tours in England Charles Hitchcock Sherrill
  • Rain-pipe heads at knole have patterns formed in this way by bright tin applied to the surface.

    Leadwork W. R. Lethaby
  • In the first quadrangle at knole there are two good reproductions of the antique, one being a crouching Venus.

    Leadwork W. R. Lethaby
  • No difficulty is experienced in obtaining admission to knole House, providing one pays the price.

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