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Description: Rivenhall Place
Date Listed: 1 March 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 113575
OS Grid Reference: TL8198219016
OS Grid Coordinates: 581982, 219016
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8401, 0.6402
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1841 PARK ROAD, RIVENHALL
TL 81 NW 5/l05 1.3.50.
An imposing Cl6-C18 house standing in its own grounds with a stream enlarged to form a late and approached by a 3 arched brick bridge across the lake.
The original house (The east part of the present house) is C16, red brick,
with a cross wing at the north end and a tiled roof. The house was considerably altered in the C18 when the east front was refronted and 3 ranges were
added to the west end making the whole plan quadrangular. Apart from the
-north and west sides of the original block, the general appearance is C18. 3 storeys with parapet. The south and east fronts are 2:3:2 window range, the centre part, of 3 window range, breaks forward slightly, double-hung
sashes with glazing balls, in plain reveals and with segmental arched heads. The south front is 6:4 window range and the west part of 6 window range breaks forward slightly. The garden has a stone balustrade on the south
side: with a flight of steps. The original block has a gable at the west
end, with a brick coping and the base of a pinnacle at the apex. The gable
has an original 3-light window. The roofs are tiled, with 2 original chimney stacks, each with 3 octagonal shafts. The interior has good C16-C18 features including a staircase of circa 1700 with turned and twisted balusters, C16-C17 panelling, C18 panelling and C18 fireplaces. RCHM (4).
Listing NGR: TL8198219016
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Source: English Heritage
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