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HER Number:MDV23442
Name:129 High Street, Crediton


Probable late 18th century building with art nouveau shop front inserted. Interior may retain features of interest.


Grid Reference:SS 831 003
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS80SW/139
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387057

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (XVIII to XXI - 1760 AD to 2009 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Urban District of Crediton, 22 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV39769.

Number 129 High street. Eighteenth century altered, 3 storey, 3 windows, red brick, eaves cornice with coupled brackets keystones to flat arches of windows. Eighteenth century doorcase with reeded detail. "Art Norwen" shop front inserted, left.
Numbers 129,to 131 (consecutive) and Ship Hotel form a group.

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 second year of the regeneration scheme.

Mid Devon District Council, 2003, Crediton Conservation Area Appraisal, 5 (Report - non-specific). SDV345978.

A good example of an Art Nouveau shop front with coloured glazing.

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

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

129 High Street. Shop with accommodation over. Probably late 18th-, late 19th century shop front. Flemish bond brick; slate roof; stack with brick shaft.
Exterior: 3 storeys. 3-bay front with deep eaves with a moulded eaves cornice with paired brackets. On the ground floor an attractive Art Nouveau shop front with a high transomed plate glass window, the transom curving upwards in the centre. 3 original 18th century first floor 12-pane sashes with guaged flat brick arches with keyblocks; 3 similar second floor windows.
Interior: Not inspected but may retain features of interest.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV345978Report - non-specific: Mid Devon District Council. 2003. Crediton Conservation Area Appraisal. Mid Devon District Council Report. A4 Stapled + Digital. 5.
SDV348725Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2012. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey. Map (Digital). [Mapped feature: #83944 ]
SDV348729National Heritage List for England: English Heritage. 2012. National Heritage List for England. Website.
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. 22.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2013 10:14AM