Danbury Palace

24 Aug 1999
Danbury Palace, Danbury Park, Danbury, Chelmsford, Essex
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

1. DANBURY DANBURY PARK 5213 Danbury palace TL 70 SE 14/611


An early C19 red brick mansion dating from 1832. It stands on the site of a Mildmay mansion dated 1589. It was designed by Susan Costantia Round, wife of the owner, and Thomas Hopper. From 1845 to 1890 it was occupied by the Bishops of Rochester and later of St Albans. It is now owned by the Essex County Council.

The main block is 2 storeys and parts rise to 3 and 4 storeys. The windows generaLly are mullioned and transomed casements. A large 2 storey entrance bay projects on the west side with an ornamental open parapet and corner turrets.

The south side has a castellated parapet and an octagonal corner turret on the north-east corner. At the south end there is a chapel with traceried windows which was added by Bishop Wigram (1860-67).

Listing NGR: TL7663504955


This is part of the Series: IOE01/1581 IOE Records taken by Richard Phillips; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Richard Phillips. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Phillips, Richard

Rights Holder: Phillips, Richard


Brick, Tudor Counting House, Elizabethan Domestic, House, Dwelling, Chapel, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Place Of Worship