Historic Saxon house mentioned in Domesday book.

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A majestic Grade II listed manor which is mentioned in the Doomsday book has emerged for sale for £2.75million.<br />
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Old Riffhams, in Little Baddow, Essex, is referred to in the 1086 manuscript as the 'fief of Richeham'. <br />
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It is thought to have once been owned by Earl Godwin, the father of the 11th century monarch King Harold II. <br />
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The present red brick building nestled in 18 sprawling acres of grounds and gardens is believed to date from the the mid 16th century.