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8, the Quay

A Grade II Listed Building in Bideford, Devon

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Latitude: 51.0176 / 51°1'3"N

Longitude: -4.2049 / 4°12'17"W

OS Eastings: 245439

OS Northings: 126565

OS Grid: SS454265

Mapcode National: GBR KJ.J4LK

Mapcode Global: FRA 262F.9NG

Plus Code: 9C3Q2Q9W+32

Entry Name: 8, the Quay

Listing Date: 8 November 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282938

English Heritage Legacy ID: 375926

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


842-1/5/224 (West side)
08/11/49 No.8


Public House, now shop and offices. Late C19, refronted
probably in 1930s; incorporates important C17 detail from
house formerly on the site. Solid rendered front.
Steeply-pitched hipped slate roof. Rendered chimney on each
side-wall. 3 storeys; 3-window range. Ground storey altered,
but upper storeys retain simple Art Deco design with metal
windows and large stepped projection to centre of upper floor.
INTERIOR: first-floor front room contains an early/mid C17
plaster overmantel with the Grenville arms and a high-relief
figure, popularly believed to be Sir Bevil Grenville (d 1643),
whose town house is said to have occupied this site. The 1973
list description refers to a date of 1643 on the overmantel,
but this does not seem to have been noticed by local
historians commenting on the house. For part of C19 this was
the Three Tuns Inn.
(Goaman M: Old Bideford and District: Bristol: 1968-: P.55-57;
Transactions of the Devonshire Association: French K:
Devonshire Plasterwork (article): Torquay: 1957-: 132, PLATE
18C; Rogers WH: Notes on Bideford (typescript): P.77).

Listing NGR: SS4543926565

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

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