/ (nəʊl) /

  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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How to use Knole in a sentence

  • No difficulty is experienced in obtaining admission to Knole House, providing one pays the price.

  • This picture (the original) was sold at Christie's during a sale from Knole several years ago.

    Forty Years of 'Spy' | Leslie Ward
  • The famous silver furniture of Knole House, Seven-oaks, belongs to this time.

  • Like Knole and Ham House, the interior is untouched, and every room is in the same condition since the time of its erection.

  • Rain-pipe heads at Knole have patterns formed in this way by bright tin applied to the surface.

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