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HER Number:MDV23419
Name:The General Sir Redvers Buller, 37 High Street


Late 18th century house subsequently used as Liberal Club and offices. Now a public house. Internal features of interest include joinery, a stick baluster stair with a wreathed mahogany handrail, panelled shutters and plaster cornices.


Grid Reference:SS 830 003
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS80SW/116
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387018

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII to XXI - 1751 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Urban District of Crediton, 15 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV39769.

37 (Liberal Club), High Street. Early 19th century, 3 storey, 3 windows, tall stucco front, part colourwashed. Rusticated flank pilasters. Moulded architraves to large sash windows with glazing bars. Parapet above cornice.6-panel door with lozenged fanlight. Unsuitable added porch.

Mid Devon District Council, 2001, Crediton Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme, Figure 4 (Report - non-specific). SDV351389.

Considered a visually prominent building within the Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme.

Google, 2012, Google Streetview (Website). SDV348799.

"The General Sir Redvers Buller" visible.

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

"PH" marked.

English Heritage, 2012, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV348729.

37 High Street. Liberal Club.
House, now used as club and offices. Late 18th century. Rendered, right return partly slate-hung; slate roof;end stacks with brick shafts.
Plan: double depth with central entrance into a passage, principal stair rising to rear right, service stair off passage to the right. Twentieth century ground-floor hall added to rear.
Exterior: 3 storeys and basement. Symmetrical 3-bay front with left and right pilasters with grooved rustication; moulded cornice below parapet. Porch high above the street with 2 flights of steps up, parallel to the front with a snecked local volcanic trap wall in front with granite quoins. Flat porch hood with a moulded cornice supported on 2 distinctive granite columns. Recessed 6-panel front door with panelled reveals and an overlight with geometric glazing bars. Original windows with moulded architraves: large 8/12-pane sashes to the ground floor and outer first floor windows, centre first flor window 6/9. Second floor has 16-pane outer sashes and a 12-pane sash in the centre. Twentieth century door inserted ground floor extreme right.
Interior: Features of interest include joinery; a stick baluster stair with a wreathed mahogany handrail; panelled shutters and plaster cornices.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83920 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
SDV348799Website: Google. 2012. Google Streetview. http://maps.google.co.uk. Website.
SDV351389Report - non-specific: Mid Devon District Council. 2001. Crediton Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme. Mid Devon District Council Report. A4 Grip Bound + Digital. Figure 4.
SDV39769List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Urban District of Crediton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 15.

Associated Monuments

MDV108828Related to: Clay Pipes from the Garden of the General Sir Redvers Buller, Crediton (Find Spot)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 2 2015 1:10PM