Cast iron pump, Newman's End
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The hamlet, at the north of the parish, is less than 1 mile (1.6 km) north-west from Matching village and the parish church of St Mary, and 1 mile southeast from the village of Sheering, The M11 motorway is 1 mile to the west, with Junction 7 the closest access 5 miles (8 km) to the southwest.
At the then Smallway's Farm in the mid-1700s was a malt house, by at latest 1843 using grain from a field to the west of the farm. Parsonage Farm, still existing at the centre of the hamlet, of 63 acres (30 ha) in 1745 and 56 acres (20 ha) in 1843, was glebe land in the advowson of the trustees of Felsted School, until, in 1876, the rectory was bought by Henry Selwin-Ibbetson, 1st Baron Rookwood of Down Hall in the then Hatfield Broad Oak, now Hatfield Heath parish. At the northeast of Parsonage Farm are the remains of a possible medieval moat, now a scheduled monument.
There are four Grade II listed structures at Newman's End:
- 'Parsonage Farmhouse', a four bay timber framed and plastered two storey house, with pargetting details, dating to the 17th century;
- 'Parsonage Farm barn', a timber framed weatherboarded barn dating to the 17th century;
- 'Red Tile Cottages', a timber framed, tiled roofed cottage dating to the 16th century, and in 1609 part of Housham Hall manor;
- 'Pump on the Green', late 19th-century cast iron water pump
Matching parish settlements
- "Matching", A History of the County of Essex: Volume 8. ed. W. R. Powell / Beryl A. Board, Victoria County History, London, 1983. ISBN 019722721X
- Historic England. "Monument no.373305 (373305)". PastScape. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
- Historic England. "Parsonage Farmhouse (1337197)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
- Historic England. "Barn Approximately 50 Metres East of Parsonage Farm (1111380)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
- Historic England. "Red Tile Cottages (1111379)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
- Historic England. "Pump on Green (1308894)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
- Media related to Newman's End at Wikimedia Commons