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Siisinghurst Castle Garden oast house

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Siisinghurst Castle Garden oast house
Sissinghurst, Kent, England
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Sissinghurst Castle Garden is one of the great gardens of England; a 20th century garden designed by Vita Sackville-West around an old Elizabethan manor. The gardens were terrific - and very crowded - but when I was leaving I saw this set of oast houses near the visitor centre. It really says a lot about the history of Kent as a a centre for hop farming. You can see oasts everywhere, but none more spectacular than this group at Sissinghurst.

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