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The Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishop's Stortford, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7902 / 51°47'24"N

Longitude: 0.1905 / 0°11'25"E

OS Eastings: 551175

OS Northings: 212442

OS Grid: TL511124

Mapcode National: GBR MFR.M0S

Mapcode Global: VHHM8.882G

Plus Code: 9F32Q5RR+36

Entry Name: The Cottage

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337573

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118154

Location: Matching, Epping Forest, Essex, CM22

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

The Cottage

- II

Small house, c.1600, altered in C17, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered
with zigzag combed pattern in panels, roofed with C20 corrugated red tiles.
4 bays aligned approx. E-W, aspect N. Axial chimney stack in second bay from
W end, with catslide roof and similar tiles. C20 porch at W end. External
chimney stack at E end, enclosed by single storey extension, c.1970, roof mainly
flat with some courses of concrete pantiles round edge. Single storey with
attics. Plain boarded door and 3 C20 casement windows, one swept dormer with
C20 casement window. Roof half-hipped at both ends. Some framing exposed
internally. Jowled wallposts, cambered central tiebeam with arch braces.
Middle bays originally open to roof, chimney and floor inserted in early C17,
axial beam chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. Floor in E bay rebuilt C20.

Listing NGR: TL5117512442

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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