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Rivenhall Place

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rivenhall, Essex

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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

Plus Code: 9F32RJRR+23

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

Civil Parish: Rivenhall

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Rivenhall and Silver End

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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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

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