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Premises of Horne and Sons The Gateway The Steps, Moreton-in-Marsh

Description: Premises of Horne and Sons The Gateway The Steps

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 126688

OS Grid Reference: SP2048032341
OS Grid Coordinates: 420480, 232341
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9892, -1.7032

Location: A44, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire GL56 0AX

Locality: Moreton-in-Marsh
Local Authority: Cotswold District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL56 0AX

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Listing Text

(east side)

The Steps and the
premises of Horne
and Sons and The
Gateway (formerly
listed as The Steps and
shop premises adjoining
The Steps on north)
SP 2032 SW 2/3 25.8.60


Mid C18. Ashlar, with Welsh slate roofs. Regional Palladian town house consisting
of central 3 bay block with lower 2 baywings containing the offices, that on the
north now being a separate premises. Two-storeys and attic on a high rusticated
basement. Three windows. Ground floor has a Venetian window on either side of
partly glazed door with fanlight,architrave and pediment. Double flight of stone
steps with iron railing. Above are 3-light semi-circular windows with central sash
with eared architrave. All glazing bars retained, Modillion cornice, balustraded
parapet with round headed dormer behind. Shaped gable with ashlar stack at either
end. Two storey wings with cornice and parapet. North wing has good late C19
shopfront with half round windows above. South wing has central carriage arch with
imposts and keystone, now blocked in recess; tripartite sash on either side with
lunette window over (flat stone mullions). To rear on first floor a window with
eared architrave and a porthole window.

Listing NGR: SP2048032341

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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