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Latitude: 51.7845 / 51°47'4"N
Longitude: 0.2099 / 0°12'35"E
OS Eastings: 552533
OS Northings: 211845
OS Grid: TL525118
Mapcode National: GBR MFY.5WV
Mapcode Global: VHHM8.LDCV
Entry Name: Dovehouse Approximately 50 Metres South South West of Matching Hall
Listing Date: 22 February 1952
Last Amended: 26 April 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1123917
English Heritage Legacy ID: 118148
Location: Matching, Epping Forest, Essex, CM17
District: Epping Forest
Civil Parish: Matching
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Matching
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 51 SW MATCHING CHURCH GREEN
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
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