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Dovehouse Approximately 50 Metres South South West of Matching Hall, Matching

Description: Dovehouse Approximately 50 Metres South South West of Matching Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 118148

OS Grid Reference: TL5253311845
OS Grid Coordinates: 552533, 211845
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7845, 0.2099

Location: Matching, Essex CM17 0QZ

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

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Listing Text

3/59 Dovehouse approx. 50 metres
22.2.52 SSW of Matching Hall
(formerly listed as
Matching-Hill and Dovecote)


Dovehouse, late C17/early C18. Red brick, Flemish bond, with flared blue
headers, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Square with pyramidal roof.
Blocked C20 chimney inside N wall, formerly served ancillary building to N,
now demolished. C20 brick buttress outside N wall, matching chimney on the
inside. Lean-to garage to S weatherboarded with roof of C20 Roman tiles.
Nest boxes missing, but remaining evidence, clearest inside the wall,
indicates that the sides were constructed of projecting bricks, edge upwards,
and the ledges of tiles. RCHM 6.

Listing NGR: TL5253311845

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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