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

Map

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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

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History

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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)

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