Park Hotel

About the Park Hotel on the High Street

John Stewart, Wivenhoe Memories

The Park Hotel around 1911. This picture was taken by 'One-Arm' Smith on a glass plate. A sign in the window says “Under Entirely New Management”. Joseph Trayler became the new landlord in 1911.
Wivenhoe Memories Collection
The map which was attached to the will of Thomas Eade in 1879
Wivenhoe Memories
An advertisement for The Park Hotel in the 1950s
Added by John Stewart - owned by Michael Mason

The Park Hotel was built around 1862 on land which was previously part of the Wivenhoe Park House and estate.

It is shown on the deeds of Elizabeth Eade as a building plot, together with a number of other plots, including a new road to be called Rebow Road.

The Park Hotel was named after the Wivenhoe Park mansion house which would have stood at what is now the corner of Park Road and Rebow Road, the home of William Brummell, brother of Beau Brummell. These roads would not have course existed without the demolition of Wivenhoe Park house.

For more information about William Brummell and Wivenhoe Park house, click here

This page was added on 20/02/2015.

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