DANBURY PALACE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1122202

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1975

Statutory Address: DANBURY PALACE, DANBURY PARK

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: DANBURY PALACE, DANBURY PARK

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford (District Authority)

Parish: Danbury

National Grid Reference: TL 76635 04955

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

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

II

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 112488

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest in England, Part 15 Essex,

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