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Steps House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigmore, County of Herefordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.3164 / 52°18'59"N

Longitude: -2.8615 / 2°51'41"W

OS Eastings: 341372

OS Northings: 269049

OS Grid: SO413690

Mapcode National: GBR BD.W06K

Mapcode Global: VH76Z.C13K

Entry Name: Steps House

Listing Date: 11 June 1959

Last Amended: 11 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 150235

Location: Wigmore, County of Herefordshire, HR6

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Wigmore

Built-Up Area: Wigmore

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Wigmore Abbey

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text

WIGMORE CP BROAD STREET (west side)
SO 4069 - 4169
8/56 Steps House
[formerly listed as House
11.6.59 at the road fork 75 yards
east of the Church (occupied
by Mrs Parker)]
GV II
House, divided into two dwellings. C16 or earlier origins, rebuilt in late
C17 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations and additions. Handmade brick,
rendered to rear on tall rubble plinth with slate roof and C20 brick stack
to rear of south range. L-plan; main range aligned east/west and has external
rubble chimney with offsets and rebuilt brick stack on north side. South
return, slightly lower in height of one narrow bay. Two storeys, attic and
cellar; two-course sill band at first floor level, two-course band (lower
course of which is cogged) at attic storey level and above attic light in
gable end of east front. East front elevation: single-bay south return to
left has a 3-light casement on both main storeys with cambered brick heads,
the first floor window interrupts the sill band. Gable end of main range to
right has a 2-light wood-mullioned cellar window, a ground floor flat-roofed
oriel window and a 3-light casement with a cambered head on the first floor
and attic storey. The main entrance, adjacent to the south return, is
approached by a flight of brick and sandstone steps and has a flat canopy
on-shaped brackets and a ledged and battened door. There is a C20 lean-to
rubble porch on the north side and also a C20 lean-to addition on the west
side of the south return. Interior is recorded to have some C17 panelling.
(RCHM, Herefs, III, p 210, item 11).


Listing NGR: SO4137369050

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