Ellen Terry's early 16th-century house and cottage gardens
The half-timbered house, built in the early 16th century when Smallhythe was a thriving shipbuilding yard, was the home of the Victorian actress Ellen Terry from 1899 to 1928 and contains her fascinating theatre collection. The cottage grounds include her rose garden, orchard, nuttery, a wonderful display of wild flowers and the Barn Theatre, which holds exhibitions and regular performances of plays, music and talks
Name and credits for images of Smallhythe Place
Description of image - * The exterior of Smallhythe Place in Kent, an early 16th century half-timbered house and former home of Ellen Terry. [Original held at Kent & East Sussex Regional Office].
Credit for photograph: David Selman
Copyright: ©NTPL/David Selman
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