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England

North Mymms Park

  • Built / Designed For: Sir Ralph Coningsby

    House & Family History: The entrance hall is noted for its large, early 16th century (1515) French chimneypiece.

    Collections: North Mymms is famous for its collection of tapestries. The majority of the contents were sold for £2,396,000 at Christie's on September 24-27, 1979, including some of the J. Pierpont Morgan Collection. Alessandro Algardi's bust of Antonio Cerri was purchased by the Manchester City Art Gallery. Canaletto's "View of Greenwich" was sold for £140,000. Sir Joshua Reynolds's "John Hely-Hutchinson" was purchased by the National Gallery of Ireland for £26,000.

  • Architect: Ernest George

    Date: 1893-94
    Designed: Completed alterations and enlarged Courtyard side of House, together with Alfred Yates.

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    Architect: Alfred Bowman Yeates (Yates)

    Date: 1893-94
    Designed: Completed alterations and enlarged Courtyard side of House, together with Ernest George.

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    Architect: Edward Blore

    Date: 1846-47
    Designed: Alterations to Courtyard side of House

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  • Country Life: LXXV, 38 plan, 66, 1934.

  • Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade I

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • "The Wicked Lady" (1983). "Marple" (2010 - TV series, as the exterior of Marina Gregg's house in the episode "The Mirror Crack'd from Side to Side"). "Bridgerton" (2020 - TV series, as interiors of Clyvedon Castle).
  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir Ralph Coningsby, early 17th century. Hyde family. Burns family, 1893-1979.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Wedding & Event Venue

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01707-629-777

    Email: info@northmymms.co.uk

    Website: https://www.northmymms.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No