Leeds Castle

near Maidstone, Kent - Wykeham-Martin family


"This remarkably fine seat is surrounded by a wide moat, containing nearly twelve acres of water, and the buildings themselves occupy about three acres more. The original castle was built by Robert de Crevecoeur, on whom it was bestowed by William Rufus.

At a later period, the manor was granted by King Edward the Sixth to Sir Antony St Leger, Lord Deputy of Ireland. His son then sold it to Sir Richard Smyth, whose daughter alienated it to Sir Thomas Colepeper, of Hollingbourne. Then, through the marriage of Katharine Colepeper to Thomas, Lord Fairfax, it was inherited by Robert, Lord Fairfax, who had the honour of entertaining George the Third at the castle.

On the death of Robert, in default of direct heirs, the property devolved on his nephew, the Rev. Denny Martin, whose kinsman and eventual successor, Fiennes Wykeham, assumed the additional surname of his predecessor."

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Window Mounted Window Mounted and Framed

Window mounted (UK mainland)34.95
Window mounted (Europe)37.95
Window mounted (Rest of the World)39.95
Window mounted & framed (UK mainland only)55.95
Window mounted & framed (Europe)62.95
Window mounted & framed (Rest of the World)74.95



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