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RED TILE COTTAGES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: RED TILE COTTAGES

List entry Number: 1111379

Location

RED TILE COTTAGES

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Matching

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1978

Date of most recent amendment: 26-Apr-1984

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 118191

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 51 SW MATCHING NEWMAN'S END Red Tile Cottages 3/31 (formerly listed as Nos 1 to 4 5.6.78 (Consec) (Red Tile Cottages)) II

Lobby-entrance house,c.1600, extended in C17 and C19. Timber-framed, plastered, roofed with machine-made red clay tiles. Originally of 3 bays aligned approx. N-S with axial chimney stack in middle bay, forming a lobby entrance. Axial chimney stack at S end, C19. One-bay extension to S, C17, with axial chimney stack at S end, C19. Extensions to N, S and W, forming a block of cottages, C19. 2 storeys. E elevation, 4 plain boarded doors, 12 C20 metal casement windows on ground floor, 5 more on first floor. Some framing exposed internally. In original building, axial and transverse beams plain chamfered with step stops, joists of deep section unchamfered. In C17 S extension, axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, thinner joists of vertical section unchamfered. Jowled posts, with arched braces to tiebeams. Tiebeam between N and middle bay of original building removed, replaced by iron tie rod. Arched braces from posts to wallplates inside studs, apparently not trenched. Clasped purlin roof, curved wind bracing. Some original hardwood floorboards, rebated, covered by softwood boards. This building is depicted in elevation in the Walker map of 1609 (Essex Record Office D/DU 25), with a double chimney stack immediately S of centre, and 4 windows at each floor. It then formed part of the manor of Housham Hall (to which it continued to belong until c.1975) and was held by Edward Gemminges with 72 acres, called Newlandes alias Newmans. The other farm buildings depicted - 2 barns, a carthouse and a stable - have gone. RCHM 17.

Listing NGR: TL5160612515

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921)

National Grid Reference: TL 51606 12515

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