A Hidden Treasure: The mysterious case of the Gladstone Bag
All good castles should have a story about a hidden treasure, locked away in a tower, out of sight until one day it is discovered by chance. Sissinghurst is not different in that respect.
One of the objects that I find most fascinating is a rather old and battered, leather case. It was found forgotten and locked, in a corner of the turret room in the tower. It contained something of value – but what...?