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Dovehouse Approximately 50 Metres South South West of Matching Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Matching, Essex

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123917

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118148

Location: Matching, Epping Forest, Essex, CM17

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

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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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

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