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Rivenhall, Essex

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Rivenhall, Essex

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.
Administrative CountyEssex
Traditional CountyEssex
OS GridTL8217
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityEssex
 

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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