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Rivenhall Old Rectory, Rivenhall

Description: Rivenhall Old Rectory

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 February 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 113582

OS Grid Reference: TL8234816571
OS Grid Coordinates: 582348, 216571
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8180, 0.6442

Location: Rectory Lane, Rivenhall, Essex CM8 3HJ

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

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Listing Text

Rivenhall Old Rectory
TL 81 NW 5/101


A C16-C17 timber framed house but considerably altered and added to in
the C18. It is now mainly C18 but original wings remain at the north-west
side, with timber-framing exposed (1 wing -is now weatherboarded). The
north-east and south-east fronts are of red brick. 2 storeys and attics,
with a aparapet and a raised brick band. The parapet is broken in front
of the dormers. The north-east front is 2 window range (1 blocked) and
the south-east front is 3:3 window range. A wing of 1 storey with parapet
with sunk panels and raised brick bank extends to the south-west. The
windows generally are C18, double-hung sashes with glazing bars (thin section),
in plastered reveals. The doorway on the north east front has pilasters
and a flat hood on cut brackets with a segmental headed fanlight above.
Roof tiled, hipped with 1 flat headed dormer on the north-east front and
3 semi-circular headed dormers on the south-east front, The interior
has good C18 features including a staircase with cut strings and turned
balusters, panelling and fireplaces.

Listing NGR: TL8234816571

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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