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Latitude: 51.7755 / 51°46'31"N
Longitude: 0.1834 / 0°11'0"E
OS Eastings: 550733
OS Northings: 210792
OS Grid: TL507107
Mapcode National: GBR MFX.R5T
Mapcode Global: VHHM8.4MBR
Entry Name: The Homestead
Listing Date: 26 April 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1123922
English Heritage Legacy ID: 118165
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 HOUSHAM TYE
3/84 The Homestead
House, early C17. Timber framed, plastered with exposed framing at front of
first floor only, roofed with C20 red tiles. 4 bays aligned approximately E-W,
axial chimney stack in second bay from W. External chimney stack at E gable.
Lean-to extension at W end. 2 storeys. 3 window range of C20 casements, C20
tiled gabled porch. Some framing exposed internally. Jowled wallposts,
straight tiebeams, curved bracing trenched inside studs in most of house,
straight bracing trenched inside studs in W bay. Chamfered beams with lamb's
tongue stops. Clasped purlin roof. There is a straight joint between the W
bay and the remainder of the house. Both parts are of the early C17, but the
W bay is slightly later in date than the rest. The Walker map of 1609 (Essex
Record Office D/DU 25) shows a single storey house on this site. The present
house is built in 2 storeys from the outset and is not an adaptation of the 1609
house, although the chimney stack could be the same. RCHM 12.
Listing NGR: TL5073310792
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