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The Limes

A Grade II Listed Building in Matching Green, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7778 / 51°46'40"N

Longitude: 0.2262 / 0°13'34"E

OS Eastings: 553679

OS Northings: 211141

OS Grid: TL536111

Mapcode National: GBR MFZ.J0L

Mapcode Global: VHHM8.VKZZ

Plus Code: 9F32Q6HG+4F

Entry Name: The Limes

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Last Amended: 26 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123928

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118181

Location: Matching, Epping Forest, Essex, CM17

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Matching

Built-Up Area: Matching Green

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Matching

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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House, early C18, extended in C19. Red brick, Flemish bond, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles, with stone copings on parapets and gables. Double
pile plan, entrance elevation to SW, with central entrance/staircase hall and
2 internal chimney stacks at each end. Roof of M section, ridges aligned NW-SE
with double gables. Extension to NW of rear range, with hipped roof, C19, and
lean-to extension with slate roof in W angle, C19. Lean-to conservatory to
SE. 2 storeys. SW elevation, central 6-panel door with upper 4 panels glazed
in flat roofed porch with 2 wooden Doric columns on plinths, pilasters with
recessed fronts, dentilled cornice, 4 double-hung sash windows of 12 lights, the
upper sashes segmental at top, C18, under segmental arches of gauged brickwork.
First floor, 5 similar windows, and one double-hung sash window of 9 lights in
C19 extension. String courses above each line of windows, rendered, and
parapet. NE (garden) elevation has original bay of 3 similar windows, but with
straight heads, at each floor, and 2 more on first floor, other windows C19.
Original staircase and original plain panelling throughout. C19 cast iron

Listing NGR: TL5367911141

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