- 26 Sep 2001
- Spiers Farm, Hobbs Cross Road, Matching, Epping Forest, Essex
- Photograph (Digital)
This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TL 41 SE MATCHING HOBBS CROSS ROAD Spiers Farm 2/40 GV II
Lobby entrance house, late C17, extended in C19. Timber framed, plastered with chevron design in panels, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned NW-SE with axial chimney stack in central bay, originally forming a lobby entrance, now blocked. Lean-to extension to SW, weatherboarded with roof of corrugated asbestos. Single storey with attics. Weather-boarded dado, 2 C20 casement windows, 2 more in swept dormers. Converted to 2 cottages in C19 and doors made in side elevations, still in use although now re-combined into one. Axial beams over ground floor rooms, plain chamfered with well-cut bar stops in NW room, plain in SE room. SW wallplate re-used from an earlier building, with rafter seatings on side. Tiebeams waney, of irregular curvature. No other framing exposed interna.lly.
Listing NGR: TL4887810782
© Mr David M Betts. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Betts, David M
Rights Holder: Betts, David M
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