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Danbury Palace, Danbury

Description: Danbury Palace

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 112488

OS Grid Reference: TL7663504955
OS Grid Coordinates: 576635, 204955
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7155, 0.5555

Location: Danbury, Essex CM3 4AT

Locality: Danbury
Local Authority: Chelmsford City Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 4AT

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Listing Text

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 text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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