Description: Step House
Date Listed: 29 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 260031
OS Grid Reference: SJ5210523442
OS Grid Coordinates: 352105, 323442
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8064, -2.7119
SJ 5223-5323 GRINSHILL C.P. HIGH STREET (North side)
17/37 Step House
House. Early to mid-C17 with C18 and early to mid-C20 alterations.
Timber framed with painted brick nogging, a small part rebuilt in
painted red sandstone; slate roof. Baffle-entry plan of 3 framed
bays. Framing: square panels (3 from sole plate to C17 wall plate)
with short straight corner braces. 2 storeys. Brick ridge stack off-
centre to left and brick stack behind ridge off-centre to right. 3-
window front; probably early C20 two-and 3-light leaded wooden casements,
2 oriels to first floor on brackets. Probably early C20 panelled door
between first and second windows from left with small gabled porch.
Exposed collar and tie-beam trusses in gable ends, both with queen
struts and V-struts. Rear with painted red sandstone one-storey lean-
to addition and one storey C19 wing with integral brick end stack.
Interior: timber framed cross walls; chamfered beams. Large open
fireplace with chamfered wooden lintel; C17 oak winder staircase at
rear,adjacent to stack. The eaves have been raised at some time,
probably in the C18.
Listing NGR: SJ5210523442
Source: English Heritage
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