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The Old House

A Grade II Listed Building in Matching, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7748 / 51°46'29"N

Longitude: 0.1883 / 0°11'17"E

OS Eastings: 551072

OS Northings: 210728

OS Grid: TL510107

Mapcode National: GBR MFY.LFQ

Mapcode Global: VHHM8.6NX8

Plus Code: 9F32Q5FQ+W8

Entry Name: The Old House

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123914

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118139

Location: Matching, Epping Forest, Essex, CM17

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Matching

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Matching

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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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

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