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The Old House, Matching

Description: The Old House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118139

OS Grid Reference: TL5107210728
OS Grid Coordinates: 551072, 210728
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7748, 0.1883

Locality: Matching
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM17 0NX

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Listing Text

3/90 The Old House


Late medieval house, altered in C16 and C17, extended in C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned NE-SW. Inserted
chimney stack in middle bay, c.1600. Lean-to extension with chimney stack to
SE, C20. Extension to NE, 1970. 2 storeys, NW elevation, tiled gabled porch, 3
casement windows. 4 casement windows on first floor, all C20. Diagonal shafts
on main chimney stack, to NW of ridge. Some framing exposed internally. Jowled
wallposts, heavy studding with external bracing. Originally of one storey only.
Floor inserted in early C17, chamfered axial beams, joists chamfered in SW bay
only, lamb's tongue stops. Walls raised by approximately 1 metre in C17,
chamfered axial beams above upper rooms, w:ith lamb's tongue stops. RCHM 15.

Listing NGR: TL5107210728

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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