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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1122202



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

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Danbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Jun-1975

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 112488

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 76635 04955


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