Ightham Mote (1), Kent Location map
 
  Photo showing the house and stables, Ightham, Kent, England   Ightham Mote, dating from 1320 with important later additions and alterations, is a rare example of a moated medieval manor house.

The name "mote" derives from "moot", "meeting [place]", rather than referring to the body of water.

 

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  Photo showing Ightham Mote and the Stables, Kent, England   Viewed from the south this shows a corner of the Manor House with the 15th century Stables and Coach House visible in the distance.

 

 

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  Photo showing the front entrance, Ightham Mote, Ighham, Kent, England   On the west side, facing the Coach House and Stables is the Main Entrance through the bottom of the Gatehouse and accessed by a small stone bridge.

 

 

 

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  Photo showing the Stables, Ightham Mote, Ightham, Kent, England   To the west of the Manor House are the 15th century Coach House and Stables seen here from the upper floor of the Manor House. These have now been converted into cottages and, Laundry Cottage, the section on the left-hand end is available for holiday lets from the National Trust.

 

 

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