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Danbury Palace

A Grade II Listed Building in Danbury, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7155 / 51°42'55"N

Longitude: 0.5555 / 0°33'19"E

OS Eastings: 576635

OS Northings: 204955

OS Grid: TL766049

Mapcode National: GBR PKV.H7R

Mapcode Global: VHJK9.L41Q

Plus Code: 9F32PH84+66

Entry Name: Danbury Palace

Listing Date: 19 June 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122202

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112488

Location: Danbury Park, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Civil Parish: Danbury

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Danbury St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

Tagged with: Mansion Historic house

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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

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