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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: 1351190



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

County: Hampshire

District: East Hampshire

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Steep

National Park: SOUTH DOWNS

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Jan-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 143252

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STEEP STEEP MARSH SU 72 NE 10/14 Coldhayes 23/01/86 GV II* Mansion. 1869, by A Waterhouse, in a tall French/Tudor style. Walls of polygonal limestone with Bath stone dressings, 1st floor Gothic drip-mould, plain plinth: all the windows are based on a standard dimension, are single, coupled, mullioned, mullioned and transomed, having a basket arch. Steep tile roof with many gables (dormers, half-dormers, main features): prominent brick Tudor chimneys in groups of 3.4 and 5 flues, with carved brick ornament and moulded octagonal caps and bases, on plain stacks. South-east elevation: near-symmetrical of two storeys and attic, with two-storeyed bays (one splayed, the other rectangular) beneath large gables at each side, the recessed centre of two windows, including a larger Perpendicular staircase window and another at the ground floor, associated with a narrow doorway; sashes. The north-west (entrance) elevation: assymmetrical of two storeys and attic, with a projecting three-storeyed porch, having an ornamental gable, stepped buttresses, three bands, a Tudor arch beneath a hoodmould (raised in the centre as a panel containing a cartouche): the south side has a projection with ground floor and attic windows, a decorative gable and above it a tall tapering stack: the north side has single and coupled lights and ends as a slight set-back with small windows indicating a (servants) staircase within. The south-west elevation is symmetrical, with two large gables, and a west-side two-storeyed bay. Interior: virtually original, with inner hall having Tuscan columns, a staircase with oak dado panel- ling fretted with vines and grasses, oak doors of three-above-three deep panels, fireplaces. A lower wing at the north end has been reduced, leaving the ground floor walling, partly adapted as garages.

Listing NGR: SU7537726360

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National Grid Reference: SU 75648 26943


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