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HER Number:MDV74346
Name:Grenville House, Queen Street, Bideford


The building was used as a theatre from 1608. Now home of Peter and Wright Solicitors.


Grid Reference:SS 454 267
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishUNKNOWN

Protected Status: none recorded

Other References/Statuses: none recorded

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • THEATRE (XVII to XIX - 1608 AD to 1824 AD (Between))

Full description

Christie, P., 1995, A History of the theatre in Bideford, 15-28 (Article in Serial). SDV340454.

The Fox and Goose was used as a theatre from 1608, and was later converted for the purpose, becoming known as the mansion house or assembly rooms, now known as Grenville House. Alexandra Hall was built on Bideford quay in 1824 to replace it and had a capacity of 400, which is now the site of an amusement arcade.

Ordnance Survey, 2012, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV348725.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV340454Article in Serial: Christie, P.. 1995. A History of the theatre in Bideford. Transactions of the Devonshire Association. 127. A5 Paperback. 15-28.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #101611 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Sep 4 2012 4:41PM