Deene Park House
History, tourist information, and nearby accommodation
Deene was owned by the Abbey of Westminster since at least the 11th century. During the reign of King John an annual rent of £18 was imposed, which continued to be paid until 1970. Sir Robert Brudenell (1461-1531) was a prominent barrister who rose to become Lord Chief Justice in the Court of Common Pleas. He benefitted by an advantageous marriage to a Leicestershire heiress, he purchased Deene in 1514.
Sir Robert's grandson, Edmund, inheirited in 1531. He enlarged the great hall and built the imposing fireplace which features the coats of arms of Sir Edmund and his wife Agnes. He added an Italianate porch, and rebuilt the east wing. Sir Edmund's diary, which is exhibited in the Library, records a visit to Deene Park by Queen Elizabeth I in 1566. It was left to a much later Brudenell, James, 5th Earl of Cardigan, to build the Bow Room, Dining Room, Drawing Room, and the White Hall.
About Deene Park House
Address: Deene, Corby, Northamptonshire, England, NN17 3EW
Attraction Type: Historic House
Location: 6 miles north east of Corby off the A43.
Website: Deene Park House
Phone: +44 (0) 1780 450 278
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Photo Credit: Julian Dowse, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence
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