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HER Number:MDV78870
Name:5 Grenville Street


House and shop, now used as a shop. Early or mid 19th century with late 19th- or early 20th century shop front.


Grid Reference:SS 452 265
Map Sheet:SS42NE
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishBideford
Ecclesiastical ParishBIDEFORD

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 375803

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XIX to XX - 1801 AD to 1950 AD (Between))

Full description

Torridge District Council, 2003, Bideford Townscape Heritage Initiative Stage 2 Bid, 27 (Un-published). SDV345899.

Ground floor in retail use. Upper floor residential.

English Heritage, 2010, Historic Houses Register (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV154869.

5 Grenville Street.
House with shop, now shop with office above. Early or mid 19th century; late 19th century or early 20th century shop front. Solid rendered front wall. Slate roof. Stone rubble chimney on right side-wall. Three storeys; 2-window range. Ground storey arranged in 2 bays flanked and separated by broad pilasters, the lower half of their shafts fluted. Upon each pilaster stands a large fluted console, this finished with a panelled, round-headed block. Between the consoles and blocks runs an entablature with moulded cornice.
Wider right-hand bay contains a pair of display windows with patterned iron grilles at the top; between them a recessed, half-glazed door with 2 solid moulded panels in the lower part. In front of the shop door is a floor of patterned coloured tiles; panelled wooden ceiling above. House-door in left-hand bay has round-arched doorcase probably retained from the early or mid 19th century. Panelled reveals, the bottom panels flush; matching 6-panelled door with metal knocker consisting of a fist clenching a bar from which hangs a wreath.
Upper-storey windows have moulded architraves; plain sashes. Moulded wooden board below the eaves.
Interior not inspected, except that the entrance-passage has floor-tiles matching those in the shop-entrance. Walls have dado with moulded rail and skirting. Staircase (not earlier than 19th century) has balustrades boarded in.

Ordnance Survey, 2010, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV344030.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV154869List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: English Heritage. 2010. Historic Houses Register. Historic Houses Register. Website.
SDV344030Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2010. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #105678 ]
SDV345899Un-published: Torridge District Council. 2003. Bideford Townscape Heritage Initiative Stage 2 Bid. Torridge District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 27.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Nov 29 2010 2:29PM