FORGE COTTAGE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1308924

Date first listed: 26-Apr-1984

Statutory Address: FORGE COTTAGE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORGE COTTAGE

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

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest (District Authority)

Parish: Matching

National Grid Reference: TL 53555 11279

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History

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Details

TL 51 SW MATCHING MATCHING GREEN Forge Cottage 3/71

GV II

Cottage, C17, altered and extended in C19 and C20. Timber framed with C20 facade of yellow stock bricks. Flemish bond, plastered elsewhere, roof thatched. 3 bays aligned NE-SW, with original chimney stack in middle bay, forming a lobby-entrance. C19 brick and thatch extension to rear of SW bay, forming an L-plan, with lean-to cellar in rear angle, C19. External chimney stacks at NW and NE, C19/20. Single storey with attics. Plain boarded door in thatched gabled porch, 2 C20 casement windows, 2 gabled dormers with C20 casement windows. Original large hearth of 23cm. red brickwork facing SE, reduced for coal fire, forming cupboards to each side, and later blocked. Inserted hearth in NE upper room. C19 cast-iron grate in C20 chimney in NE ground floor room. Chamfered beams, with lamb's tongue stops over NE ground floor room, plastered to soffits of joists. Roof ceiled, but probably of clasped purlin construction.

Listing NGR: TL5355511279

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 118177

Legacy System: LBS

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