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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1125135



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Wycombe

District Type: District Authority

Parish: West Wycombe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 09-Jan-1954

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 46082

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/05/2014

SU 8294 9/91 963

HIGH STREET (North Side), WEST WYCOMBE, Steps House

(Formerly listed as The Manor House)



Unusual early C18 house. Colour washed brick plinth and ground floor with large coved plaster cornice; yellow brick 1st floor with red brick quoins and dressings. 2 storeys and attics, 4 double hung sashes in flush moulded wooden frames, ground floor fielded panelled shutters, 1st floor segmental arches. 6 red brick steps with plain wrought iron railing up either side of central 6 fielded panelled door with 2 light rectangular fanlight; surround of fluted Roman Doric pilasters carrying frieze and cornice. Coved ground floor cornice breaks forward slightly over doorway and carries a wrought iron lamp bracket and octagonal lamp. Central 1st floor dummy window, hipped old tiled roof with dentil and moulded red brick cornice. Dormer to west return elevation. V.C.H., III, p 135. Nos 35 to 37 (consec), The Church Loft, Nos 45 to 54 (consec), Nos 56 to 59 (consec), Steps House, The Plough Inn, The Apple Orchard, The Old Smithy, West Wycombe Estate Office, Rose Cottage and Ness Cottage form a group.

Listing NGR: SU8298794675

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Buckingham, (1908), 135

National Grid Reference: SU 82987 94675


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