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Rivenhall Place, Rivenhall

Description: Rivenhall Place

Grade: II*
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

Location: Rivenhall, Essex CM8 3PS

Locality: Rivenhall
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM8 3PS

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Listing Text

Rivenhall Place
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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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