Matching Tye

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Matching Tye
Matching Tye (geograph 4647205).jpg
Matching Tye is located in Essex
Matching Tye
Matching Tye
Location within Essex
Population635 (2001)[1]
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townHARLOW
Postcode districtCM17
Dialling code01279
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
51°46′44″N 0°12′15″E / 51.778979°N 0.204234°E / 51.778979; 0.204234Coordinates: 51°46′44″N 0°12′15″E / 51.778979°N 0.204234°E / 51.778979; 0.204234
'Matthews Chapel' a former Congregational chapel of 1875

Matching Tye is a village which forms part of the civil parish of Matching, in the County of Essex, England. It is located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) east of Harlow, 2.9 Miles (4.8 km) southeast of Sawbridgeworth and 6.3 miles (10.4 km) northeast of Epping.[2]

The actor and comedian Rik Mayall was born at Matching Tye.[3][4]

Other Matching parish settlements[edit]


There is no railway station in the village, the nearest active rail link is Harlow Mill, 4.2 miles from the village centre.


  1. ^ Parish Profile : Matching Archived 2004-11-13 at the Wayback Machine. Epping Forest District Council
  2. ^ Scalable map of the Matching Tye region Archived 2008-08-31 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Rik Mayall". Retrieved 1 October 2013.
  4. ^ Stas Bekman: stas (at) "02 Personal info (Rik Mayall)". Retrieved 1 October 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Matching Tye at Wikimedia Commons