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HER Number:MDV23446
Name:140 and 141 High Street, Crediton


Two shops with accommodation over, probably mid 18th century with 20th century shop fronts. Three storeys, symmetrical three-bay front with central cartway. Interior features of interest may survive.


Grid Reference:SS 832 002
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old DCC SMR Ref: SS80SW/143
  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 387062

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (XVIII to XX - 1701 AD to 2000 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Urban District of Crediton, 24 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV39769.

Nos 140 and 141, high Street. Eighteenth century. Red brick. Steep slate roof with gabled ends. Coved eaves soffit. Three storeys. Three windows. Sashes with glazing bars, in exposed casing first floor segmental brick arches. Ground floor roughcast with small modern shop window. Central carriageway. Brick chimney stacks.

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.

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

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

2 shops with accommodation over. Probably mid C18 with C20 shop fronts. Flemish bond brick with some blue headers;gabled slate roof with deep eaves and boarded soffit; end stacks with brick shafts. Plan: Double depth with central cartway. Exterior: 3 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front. Second floor windows C18 4/8-pane sashes with flush frames and some old glass. First floor windows also with C18 flush frames and segmental arched heads: left window glazed with original 16-pane sash, the others with hornless 4-pane sashes. Late C19 or C20 boarded doors to the cartway. Plain plate glass C20 shop window to the right (141A) with a C20 glazed door alongside. The left hand shop has a 6-pane C20 fixed shop window with a hlaf-glazed C19 door to the right. Interior: Not inspected at time of survey but features of interest may survive.

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: #83948 ]
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. 24.

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2013 9:56AM