THE GRAPES TAVERN

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1206641
Date first listed:
10-Jun-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
27-Jul-1994
Statutory Address:
THE GRAPES TAVERN, EAST STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE GRAPES TAVERN, EAST STREET

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hereford
National Grid Reference:
SO 50987 39978

Details

HEREFORD

SO5039NE EAST STREET 683-1/2/316 (North side) 10/06/52 The Grapes Tavern (Formerly Listed as: WEST STREET Old Bunch of Grapes Tavern)

GV II

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. (RCHME).

Listing NGR: SO5098739978

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
372335
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire I South West, (1931)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 13 Feb 2007
Reference: IOE01/16141/18
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