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Steps House

A Grade II* Listed Building in West Wycombe, Buckinghamshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6448 / 51°38'41"N

Longitude: -0.802 / 0°48'7"W

OS Eastings: 482987

OS Northings: 194675

OS Grid: SU829946

Mapcode National: GBR D4W.VCY

Mapcode Global: VHDVY.1XVH

Entry Name: Steps House

Listing Date: 9 January 1954

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1125135

English Heritage Legacy ID: 46082

Location: West Wycombe, Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

Civil Parish: West Wycombe

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: West Wycombe

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/05/2014


SU 8294 9/91
963

HIGH STREET (North Side),
WEST WYCOMBE,
Steps House

(Formerly listed as The Manor House)

9.1.54.

II* GV

Unusual early C18 house. Colour washed brick plinth and ground floor with large coved plaster cornice; yellow brick 1st floor with red brick quoins and dressings. 2 storeys and attics, 4 double hung sashes in flush moulded wooden frames, ground floor fielded panelled shutters, 1st floor segmental arches. 6 red brick steps with plain wrought iron railing up either side of central 6 fielded panelled door with 2 light rectangular fanlight; surround of fluted Roman Doric pilasters carrying frieze and cornice. Coved ground floor cornice breaks forward slightly over doorway and carries a wrought iron lamp bracket and octagonal lamp. Central 1st floor dummy window, hipped old tiled roof with dentil and moulded red brick cornice. Dormer to west return elevation. V.C.H., III, p 135.
Nos 35 to 37 (consec), The Church Loft, Nos 45 to 54 (consec), Nos 56 to 59 (consec), Steps House, The Plough Inn, The Apple Orchard, The Old Smithy, West Wycombe Estate Office, Rose Cottage and Ness Cottage form a group.


Listing NGR: SU8298794675

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