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 GeorgeDate: 1893-94
Architect: Alfred Bowman Yeates (Yates)Date: 1893-94
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)
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade I
Park Listed: Not Listed
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