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The House of Steps, Coulston

Description: The House of Steps

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313774

OS Grid Reference: ST9492953977
OS Grid Coordinates: 394929, 153977
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2849, -2.0741

Location: Coulston, Wiltshire BA13 4NX

Locality: Coulston
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA13 4NX

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Listing Text

ST 95 SW
(south side)
5/136 The House of Steps
(formerly listed as No 11,
Many Steps)
Detached house. Mid C18. Flemish bond brick with stone quoins
and rubble stone plinth, stone slate roof with coped verges and
gable end brick stacks. Two-storey, 3-window. Central planked
door in cyma-moulded architrave with flat stone hood on brackets,
up three semi-circular stone steps, former 2-light recessed
chamfered mullioned casements to cellar to left and right. First
floor has 3-light cyma-mullioned casement either side of 2-light
mullioned casement over door. Left return has blocked opening to
former bread oven. Early C20 extension attached to right return.
Rear has French windows and 2-light casement to first floor, 2-
storey extension with 2-light casement.
Interior has open fireplace with renewed lintel on chamfered stone
jambs and winding stairs to left, in former kitchen. Parlour has
stone fireplace surround with beaded round corners, cyma-moulded
plaster ceiling cornice, roughly chamfered beams. Cellar runs
length of house and is barrel-vaulted.

Listing NGR: ST9492953977

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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