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8A AND 9, GRENVILLE STREET, 21A, HIGH STREET

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.

Name: 8A AND 9, GRENVILLE STREET, 21A, HIGH STREET

List entry Number: 1200898

Location

21A, HIGH STREET
8A AND 9, GRENVILLE STREET

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

County: Devon

District: Torridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bideford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Apr-1993

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 375807

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

BIDEFORD

SS4526 GRENVILLE STREET 842-1/5/94 (West side) Nos.8A AND 9

GV II

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

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National Grid Reference: SS 45277 26586

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