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So far Danny has created 24 blog entries.

Apartment 20

By |2020-09-15T08:13:08+01:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Apartments|

Apartment 20 is our finest one bedroom apartment. It is located on the ground floor overlooking the walled garden. The large light living room is the former servant's hall, and has a high vaulted ceiling and windows on three sides. The room has dimensions of 27’11” X 15’1” and the total apartment area is 841.3 [...]

Apartment 24

By |2020-09-15T08:14:59+01:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Apartments|

Apartment 24 Apartment 24 at Danny House Now available to rent... Apartment 24 is a one bedroom semi-detached cottage in the northern courtyard. The building was built in 1730 and was formerly the coach house. There is a living room, small kitchen and hall on the ground floor and a large bedroom and bathroom on [...]

Apartment Available

By |2020-07-19T06:49:51+01:00July 19th, 2020|Categories: Apartments, News|

Apartment 24 has just become available and details are on our web site. This cottage has a large bedroom and bathroom on the first floor, and a living room and kitchen on the ground floor. Located in the northern courtyard, it was formally half of the coach house built in c.1730. Please contact Richard Burrows on [...]

Danny Events

By |2020-07-19T06:47:07+01:00July 19th, 2020|Categories: News|

We have been restricting external visitors coming into the house. But with restrictions now easing, we have recommenced our Monday evening soirees for residents only and certain other charitable raising external events which adhere to government guidance.

A Haven in Lock Down

By |2020-07-19T06:45:24+01:00July 19th, 2020|Categories: News|

Fortunately, everybody at Danny has stayed safe and continued to enjoy the companionship and high level of service that Danny offers its residents. Families have visited their relatives in the gardens. As a single household, we have been able to enjoy picnics in the park under the ancient oak tree, drinks parties and little John’s [...]

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 [...]

New Greenhouse

By |2019-04-26T06:08:16+01:00April 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+01:00April 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+01:00September 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 [...]