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HER Number:MDV74170
Name:8a and 8b East Street, Crediton


Pair of purpose-built mirror plan shops with accommodation over, circa 1840s, now in residential use. Symmetrical three window front, with a continuous fascia across both former shop fronts and the central doorway to the passage.


Grid Reference:SS 838 000
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref (II): 386979

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (XIX - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of National Heritage, 1992, Crediton (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV341235.

2 adjoining shops with accommodation over, now in use as 2 houses. Circa 1840s. Flemish bond brick; slate roof, stacks with brick shafts. Plan: Pair of purpose-built mirror plan shops with accommodation over and a central service passage between then. Exterior: 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3 window front. Continuous fascia across both shopfronts and the central doorway to the passage. Left and right pilasters with incised fret decoration. The passage has a good panelled door, the top panels fielded with an iron grille above. 20th century replaced doors with original deep overlights flank the passageway. The former shop windows have each been filled in and now each contain a 12-pane horned sash. Other windows original: 3 first floor 12-pane sashes; 3 3/6-pane second floor sashes. Interior: Not inspected. Part of a street of mostly late Georgian and early Victorian houses and shops.

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

Sources / Further Reading

SDV341235List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of National Heritage. 1992. Crediton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound.
SDV350786Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 2013. MasterMap. Ordnance Survey Digital Mapping. Digital. [Mapped feature: #101451 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 5 2013 10:36AM