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Debden Hall

  • Built / Designed For: R.M.T. Chiswell

    House Replaced By: There was an earlier house on, or near, the site of the 18th century house.

  • Architect: Henry Holland

    Date: Circa 1786
    Designed: House for R.M.T. Chiswell, though his cousin, Richard Holland, may have also been involved in the house's design.
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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    Architect: Humphry Repton

    Date: Circa 1815
    Designed: Improvements to Park

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  • John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. I, 1818.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 531
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: R.M.T. Chiswell, late 18th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No