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The House of Steps Including Rear Range of Outbuildings. Cottage Numbered 7 to Rear., Sherborne

Description: The House of Steps Including Rear Range of Outbuildings. Cottage Numbered 7 to Rear.

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 October 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 103996

OS Grid Reference: ST6386016453
OS Grid Coordinates: 363860, 116453
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9464, -2.5158

Location: Half Moon Street, Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3LN

Locality: Sherborne
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 3LN

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Listing Text

(South-east Side)
The House of Steps
including rear range
of outbuildings.
Cottage Numbered 7
to rear.
ST 6316 1/123
C19 2 storey, 4 window ashlar front. Slate roof. Sash windows to the
upper floor. Shop front of mid C19 neo-Georgian style; centre is recessed
and has cast iron supports. Pilasters with incised line ornament; plate-
glass shop windows to either side. Fascia has large moulded and voluted
brackets supporting cornice. Cottage numbered 7: C18 to C19. 2 storeys.
2 window bays. Modern tile gabled roof. Stone rubble front. 2-light
windows; upper windows below eaves. Below, from left to right hand, a
segmental headed window, 2 segmental headed doorways, both with square
headed ledged doors, northern door with small glazed panel.
Rear range of several outbuildings to west of No 7. Immediately to west
of No 7, a tall building of stone rubble with hipped roof which forms part
of the courtyard behind The Three Steps and is probably contemporary with
the front. One window with small panes faces east. To south, a lower
range of several outbuildings of different heights with stone rubble walls
and tile roofs.

The Corner House, Premises occupied by Sherborne Supermarket, The Plume
of Feathers Hotel and The House of Steps form a group with Premises occupied
by C B Brett and Sons, Digby Road.

Listing NGR: ST6386016453

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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