History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Rivenhall Place

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rivenhall, Essex

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8401 / 51°50'24"N

Longitude: 0.6402 / 0°38'24"E

OS Eastings: 581982

OS Northings: 219016

OS Grid: TL819190

Mapcode National: GBR QKR.LNX

Mapcode Global: VHJJS.10SQ

Entry Name: Rivenhall Place

Listing Date: 1 March 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113575

Location: Rivenhall, Braintree, Essex, CM8

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Rivenhall

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Rivenhall and Silver End

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

Find accommodation in
Rivenhall

Listing Text

1841 PARK ROAD, RIVENHALL
Rivenhall Place
TL 81 NW 5/l05 1.3.50.
II*

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 from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.