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Anne Boleyn

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Location

Street:Pashley Road
Town:Ticehurst
Parish:Ticehurst, Flimwell and Stonegate
Council:Rother District Council
County:East Sussex
Postcode:TN5 7HE
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Object setting:Garden
Access is:Public
Location note:In front of the Doric Temple, on a small island in the middle of the lake, Pashley Manor Gardens
In the AZ book:East Sussex
Page:42
Grid reference:C3
The A-Z books used are A-Z East Sussex and A-Z West Sussex (Editions 1A 2005). Geographers' A-Z Map Company Ltd. Sevenoaks.

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Makers

Name : Philip Jackson
     Role:Sculptor

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General Information

Commissioned by: Mr. & Mrs. James Sellick, Pashley Manor Gardens
Work is:Extant
Owner custodian:Mr. & Mrs. James Sellick, Pashley Manor Gardens
Object listing:Not listed
Description:A statue of Anne Boleyn with hooded, bowed head and hands clasped in front of her at waist level. Situated on an island overlooking the lake.
Iconographical description:Anne Boleyn (1501 or 1507 - 19 May 1536) was the second wife of King Henry VIII of England and was queen consort from 1533 until 1536. She was the mother of Queen Elizabeth I of England. The sculptor made the statue specifically for the owners as Anne Boleyn's family once owned the house.

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Classification

Categories:Sculptural, Free Standing
Object type1:Sculpture
Object type2:Statue
Subject type1:Figurative

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Object Parts

Part 1:Statue
     Material:Coloured resin
     Height (cm):180
     Width (cm):90
     Depth (cm):80

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Object Condition

Overall condition:Good
Risk assessment:No known risk
Date of on-site inspection:18/09/2008

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History

History:Mr and Mrs James Sellick are the owners and inhabitants of Pashley Manor. The house has a Tudor front built in 1550 by Sir Thomas May, and a Queen Anne rear added in 1720. It is timber framed and Grade I listed. It is set in 11 acres of award winning gardens. The estate can be traced back to 1262, when the de Passele family built a moated manor and held the estate until 1453, when it was sold to the forebears of Anne Boleyn who used it as a hunting lodge. It is believed that Anne Boleyn stayed here as a child. The Boleyn family held the manor until the execution of Anne. The present owners, Mr and Mrs Sellick have been developing and replanting the gardens, with the advice of Antony du Gard Pasley, since 1981 and opened the gardens to the public in 1992. Evidence of gardening at Pashley has been found from the 16th Century and the park contains oak trees that are over 500 years old.
(Pashley Manor Gardens guidebook & website)

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Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons




Author: Anthony McIntosh
Copyright: Creative Commons

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