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HER Number:MDV23439
Name:109 High Street, Crediton


Early to mid 18th century house, three storeys, symmetrical three-bay front with a central doorway, and a late 19th century shopfront inserted to left.


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/136
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387049

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (XVIII - 1701 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Urban District of Crediton, 21 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV39769.

No 109 High Street. Eighteenth century, three storey, three windows, sash, with glazing bars, side windows are three-light six-panel door with panelled reveals, greek doric fluted columns to doorcase with patterned fanlight. Bracket eaves cornice. Keystones to flat arches of windows. Inserted shop front, left, with central entrance.

Mid Devon District Council, 2001, Crediton Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme, Figure 5 (Report - non-specific). SDV351389.

One of several target buildings for refurbishment in the third year of the regeneration scheme. An old photograph of part of the north side of High Street shows the house prior to the insertion of the shop front. There were also cast iron railings to either side of the central entrance.

Ordnance Survey, 2013, MasterMap (Cartographic). SDV350786.

English Heritage, 2013, National Heritage List for England (National Heritage List for England). SDV350785.

House, ground floor in use as shops at time of survey. Early/mid C18. Left hand side repaired and parapet rebuilt in 1989. Flemish bond brick; slate roof with sprocketted eaves; stacks with brick shafts. Plan: 2 rooms wide with a central entrance. Exterior: 3 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front with a parapet above a moulded cornice with small brackets. Doorway in centre with a shallow porch with fluted Greek Doric columns and an entablature; reeded doorcase with a 3-pane overlight. Internal door behind has an overlight with intersecting glazing bars. All windows, except for the shop window to the left, have painted flat guaged brick arches with keyblocks. Ground floor window right a tripartite sash 12-panes in the centre, 4-panes to the outer lights. 2 similar first floor outer windows, first floor window centre a 12-pane sash, glazing bars missing from bottom light. Second floor outer windows 3/6-pane in the centre and 1/2 in the outer lights. Late C19 shop window to the left with a dentil cornice below the fascia and projecting shop windows canted inwards towards the central 2-leaf door which is half-glazed with a plain overlight. High transomed shop windows with moulded frames. Interior: The shop retains a moulded cornice. Remainder of house not inspected but may retain features of interest.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV350785National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2013. National Heritage List for England. Historic Houses Register. Digital.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #83941 ]
SDV351389Report - non-specific: Mid Devon District Council. 2001. Crediton Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme. Mid Devon District Council Report. A4 Grip Bound + Digital. Figure 5.
SDV39769List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Urban District of Crediton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 21.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2013 3:15PM