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Latitude: 52.056 / 52°3'21"N
Longitude: -2.7162 / 2°42'58"W
OS Eastings: 350987
OS Northings: 239978
OS Grid: SO509399
Mapcode National: GBR FL.DLVL
Mapcode Global: VH85N.VLX6
Entry Name: The Grapes Tavern
Listing Date: 10 June 1952
Last Amended: 27 July 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1206641
English Heritage Legacy ID: 372335
Location: Hereford, County of Herefordshire, HR1
Civil Parish: Hereford
Built-Up Area: Hereford
Traditional County: Herefordshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire
Church of England Parish: St Peter with St Owen and St James, Hereford
Church of England Diocese: Hereford
SO5039NE EAST STREET
683-1/2/316 (North side)
10/06/52 The Grapes Tavern
(Formerly Listed as:
Old Bunch of Grapes Tavern)
Dwellings, now inn. C17, C18 and C19. Stucco; Welsh slate
roof; brick stack to rear.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar; 5-window range: early C19, 6/6
sashes and to left, C20 tripartite 2/2: 6/6: 2/2 sash; hoist
door. C20, 2-light casement and early C19, 3/6 sash over; to
left, 2 stuccoed openings. Entrance to centre right: C19,
4-panel door and blocked overlight with grooved pilasters and
remains of flat hood; to right, blocked, probably C19
shop-window with grooved pilasters and canted return with
cast-iron pillar; to left, 3 blocked openings, and late C19
double-doors with moulded architraves.
Right returned side: band to 2nd floor; stuccoed opening over.
INTERIOR: extensively restored to reveal original C17
timber-frame on all floor levels, and incorporates an original
C17 two-light mullion window on 2nd floor and a C17 six-light
mullion window on 1st floor. C19 staircase with stick
balusters; early C19 dogleg staircase with turned balusters.
2nd floor: 2 and 4-panel doors. 1st floor: 2 and 4-panel
doors. Cellar: plank door.
The weekly, "London Letter", (C18) was read out in its ground
floor principal parlour by a chairman appointed annually for
the purpose. The original C18 armed bench seats of the parlour
remain in situ having been restored.
Listing NGR: SO5098739978
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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