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Apartment 26 available for rent

By |2019-11-07T20:17:11+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Apartments|

Apartment 26 is sited in the northern courtyard, between the main house and the car park and gardens. It is a one bedroom apartment with a large living room, small kitchen and a bathroom. The living room is particularly spacious, measuring 6.21m by 3.6m and enjoys double windows facing both south and north making it bright [...]

George Goring 11 returns to Danny

By |2019-11-07T19:57:38+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: News|

The Weiss Gallery in London are selling a painting of George Goring for £350,000. It was painted in 1581 by George Gower (1540 – 1596) who was the most prominent painter at the Court of Elizabeth 1. This George Goring was the second owner of Danny after it was rebuilt by his father. The painting was [...]

Apartment 14

By |2019-10-06T09:31:27+00:00October 6th, 2019|Categories: Apartments|

APARTMENT 14 is one of the finest in the house. It occupies the first floor of the North wing, which was built in 1593. There is a very spacious sitting-room with views East (Ditchling Beacon, Jack & Jill windmills and the Downs), South and North. Of the two bedrooms, the larger is, in fact, very large, [...]

New Greenhouse

By |2019-04-26T06:08:16+00:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: News|

The old 1960s greenhouse by the grass tennis court has been replaced by a fine Victorian style Alitex greenhouse located against the garden wall at the eastern end of the gardens. Though the landscaping has yet to be completed, eager residents are already potting and preparations are being made for tea pots, kettles and Rattan chairs.

Richard marries Penny

By |2019-04-26T06:07:07+00:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: News|

On 2nd March, Richard married his piano teacher Penny at Holy Trinity Church Hurstpierpoint. Afterwards, they hosted a champagne reception for 300 guests at Danny, followed by dinner, speeches and dancing. Penny performed one of her compositions with the Brighton Film Quartet during the service and sang ‘Nobody does it Better’ to lure Richard onto the [...]

Cleaning and Conservation of Paintings

By |2018-09-23T02:43:46+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|

Some of the larger paintings in the Great Hall are being cleaned and conserved by French lady, Amandine Thepaut. She frst cleans the paintings with water using a delicate sponge, and then slowly dissolves away the centuries of grime and old varnish using solvents and alcohol, to reveal the original colours of the paintings. She will [...]

Unveiling of the Sculpture of Lloyd George

By |2018-09-23T02:42:10+00:00September 23rd, 2018|Categories: News|

On a glorious summer day, nearly 1,000 people attended a garden party to commemorate the end of WW1 and Prime Minister Lloyd George agreeing to the terms of the Armistice whilst resident at Danny. The bronze sculpture by Philip Jackson was unveiled by Colin Prickett, who was celebrating being a resident at Danny for 21 years. [...]