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Description: The House of Steps
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
EAST COULSTON EAST COULSTON VILLAGE
ST 95 SW
5/136 The House of Steps
(formerly listed as No 11,
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
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Source: English Heritage
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