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Rivenhall Place

  • House & Family History: Anthony Trollope frequently stayed at Rivenhall for the hunt. In February of 2024 the house, together with 12 acres, was listed for sale for £3.85 million.

  • Garden & Outbuildings: Humphry Repton landscaped the grounds for Charles Western in 1788.

  • Architect: Humphry Repton

    Date: 1788
    Designed: Landscaping for Charles Western

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  • Title: Burke's & Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
    Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
    Year Published: 1981
    Reference: pg. 69
    Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
    ISBN: 0850110351
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Grade II*

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir Thomas Wiseman, late 17th century. Thomas Western, late 17th-mid-18th centuries; Charles Callis Western, later 1st Baron Western, 1788-95; The Rev. J. Western, early 19th century; Sir Thomas Sutton Western, 2nd Bt., 19th century; Western family here from 1693 century until early the 20th century. Bradhurst family, early 20th century. Wilks family, mid-20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No