Mid 18th Century red brick house with earlier features built by Sir Robert Taylor for the cloth merchant, Peter DuCane who lived there 1751-1803.

Brick wall of four and a half miles surrounds 500 acres of parkland, lakes, parish church and hermitage.

This property is viewable only through Invitation to View

Tour features

Estate grounds and hermitage.


Travelling from Witham on A12 – At Rivenhall End turn left, then turn right onto Henry Dixon Road, signedposted Silver End, Rivenhall.  Continue forward onto Braxted Park Road.  Turn left onto The Avenue

Travelling south on A12 from Colchester. At Rivenhall End branch left, then turn right onto Braxted Park Road, signposted Great Braxted.  Turn left onto The Avenue.

Travellling south on B1022 from Tiptree, turn right onto Braxted Park Road after Tiptree Heath continue forward. Turn right onto The Avenue.

Travelling North on B1022 from Heybridge, just after North Great Totham, turn left onto Braxted Lane, signposted Great Braxted.  Turn left onto Tiptree Road.  Turn right onto Bung Row.  Turn right onto Sextons Lane.  Turn left onto Braxted Park Road.  Turn right onto The Avenue.


Tea, coffee, cakes and biscuits.

Access notes

The paths are gravel therefore not ideal for wheelchairs.


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2019 tour dates

  • 15 April
  • 17 June

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All 2019 tours are £18 per person, with a discount for Historic Houses members.