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8A AND 9, GRENVILLE STREET (See details for further address information)

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0178 / 51°1'4"N

Longitude: -4.2072 / 4°12'26"W

OS Eastings: 245277

OS Northings: 126587

OS Grid: SS452265

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J40Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.8RP

Entry Name: 8A AND 9, GRENVILLE STREET (See details for further address information)

Listing Date: 19 April 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1200898

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375807

Location: Bideford, Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Bideford

Built-Up Area: Bideford

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Bideford St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


842-1/5/94 (West side)
Nos.8A AND 9


Includes: No.21A HIGH STREET.
House with shop, now cafe. Early or mid C19; late C19 or early
C20 shop fronts. Solid rendered walls. Slate roof, gabled
towards High Street. Large chimney of old red brick near
right-hand end of ridge; smaller off-centre one to left.
Rendered chimney at left-hand end. 3 storeys; 3-window range
with 2-window return to High Street.
Ground storey arranged in 5 bays, 3 to Grenville Street and 1
to High Street, with 1 bay (containing cafe entrance) on the
splayed corner. Flanking and separating the bays are Doric
pilasters with small quatrefoil panels on the neckings
(left-hand pilaster to Grenville Street apparently mutilated).
Above is an entablature with frieze sloping outwards at the
top; at either end, and dividing off the left-hand bay (No
8A), are shaped brackets supporting panelled blocks.
No 8A has a pair of display windows with angle-shafts having
moulded caps and bases; patterned iron grills at the tops of
the windows. Recessed glazed door in centre having above it an
entablature with dentilled cornice and small triangular
pediment; in front of it a pavement of chequered black and
white tiles.
To right of No 8A is a blind bay with masonry markings. No 9
has a display window of 2 large panes in each of the bays
flanking the corner entrance; detail as at No 8A.
Corner door glazed with flanking glazed panels and 2-paned
fanlight; pavement of chequered black and white tiles in front
of it. To right of shop front on High Street side, set in a
stretch of walling with masonry markings, is an office
entrance, probably a late C20 insertion replacing a window; to
right of it again is the early or mid C19 entrance to No 21A:
flanking reeded pilasters supporting entablature, 8-panelled
door with matching reveals, the second row of panels from the
bottom flush. Upper storeys have masonry markings (heavily
overpainted). Windows have reeded sills and (with 2
exceptions) barred sashes.
Towards Grenville Street the sashes in the middle windows have
6 panes and those in the outer windows 8 panes; the sashes in
the 2 right-hand third-storey windows have horns. Towards High
Street the right-hand windows have 8-paned sashes; those to
left are smaller and have plain sashes with horns. Moulded
board below the eaves on the Grenville Street front,
continuing to form bargeboards on the High Street gable.
INTERIOR not inspected.

Listing NGR: SS4529726580

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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