Penshurst Place


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Penshurst Place

(ˈpɛnzhɜːst)
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(Named Buildings) a 14th-century mansion near Tunbridge Wells in Kent: birthplace of Sir Philip Sidney; gardens laid out from 1560
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'Dramatizing Penshurst' brings to life the remarkable literary history of the Sidney family by staging 'Love's Victory' (1617), by Lady Mary Wroth at her home, Penshurst Place. Wroth was the daughter of Robert Sidney and niece of Sir Philip Sidney and Mary Sidney Herbert, who transformed the literary landscape of the 16th and 17th centuries.
"With its fantastic adventure playground, maze, and woodland trails - not to mention seven centuries of fascinating history - Penshurst Place and Gardens has something for every family member.
(2) The necessary intellectual and historical resources for an epideictic poetry of place were available for writers to draw on in the years before and after the early seventeenth century (Penshurst Place, as Heather Dubrow reminds us, had existed in some form since "around 1350"); but in the Jacobean and early Caroline period a need arose for a specific kind of legitimizing poetic tribute centered on individual houses and their lands.
Tony Cessford, 23, of Penshurst Place, Billingham, fined PS660 and ordered to pay PS151 costs for failing to give driver information.
Staged reading co-ordinated by Martin Hodgson, Globe Education, Read Not Dead, Baron's Hall, Penshurst Place, Kent
We Love TV spent a day on set at Penshurst Place, in Kent, an elegant stately home that doubles as the palace grounds of Charles II, the pompous playboy king, played by Jack Huston.
Tonbridge, Kent CREATE walkie-talkie cups or model horses and listen to First World War storytelling at Penshurst Place and Gardens, Tonbridge today.
We were to stay at the next-door Sissinghurst Castle Farm, which offers B&B, and our treats were to include not just the castle gardens but a meal at the Michelin-starred West House at nearby Biddenden and a visit to Penshurst Place and Gardens at Tonbridge.
ALL WEEK WIN prizes if you crack the Middle Kingdom Mystery Trail when you join in the Easter fun at 13th Century Penshurst Place and Gardens in Kent.
Jonson's lines begin backhandedly, defining Penshurst Place in light of what it is not: Thou art not, Penshurst, built to envious show Of touch, or marble, nor canst boast a row Of polished pillars, or a roof of gold; Thou hast no lantern, whereof tales are told, Or stair, or courts; but stand'st an ancient pile, And these grudged at, art reverenc'd the while.
They did so just a few miles up the Medway from a small, unostentatious estate in Kent - Penshurst Place.(35) They might, in fact, be the very women who enter the lord's hall bearing "emblem[s] of themselves," bringing into it and the poem as well a subversive potential too long unrecognized.
The guidebook's of Stairway House, Penshurst Place, and Osterley Park, for example, quite firmly direct the visitor's attention to the correct interpretation of architectural signs ("the noble `domestic hall' described as `the heart of a peaceful manor house rather than contrived as the centre of a defended castle'" [p.