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Rivenhall is a village and a civil parish near Witham in the Braintree District in the English county of Essex. It is near the small settlement of Rivenhall End. It has a primary school called Rivenhall church of England school. For transport there is the busy A12 nearby and Witham railway station. It has an Anglo-Saxon church which has a Roman villa. It also had a R.A. F base called RAF Rivenhall.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Rivenhall, Essex has been known in the past
Riuuehala ~ Ruenhala ~ Ruuuenhala
Rivenhall, Essex in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Rivenhall, par. and vil., Essex, 2½ miles N. of Witham, 3669 ac., pop. 690; P.O., and P.O., T.O. at Rivenhall End, 2 miles NE. of Witham; near vil. is Rivenhall Place, seat; remains of a Roman villa were found near the church; Tusser (1515-1580), the poet, was a native.
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