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HER Number:MDV91806
Name:Cob Garden Wall to Dean View, Crediton

Summary

A cob boundary wall about three metres high, on a local volcanic stone plinth, 16th to late 18th century. The red cob is characteristic of the Crediton area and unrendered.

Location

Grid Reference:SX 836 999
Map Sheet:SX89NW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 386969

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • GARDEN WALL (XVI to XVIII - 1501 AD to 1800 AD (Between))

Full description

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


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

Cob garden wall to front garden of Dean View (No 17). C16 to late C18. Cob and on low, local volcanic trap foorings with red pantile coping, probably replacing thatch. A cob boundary wall, about 3m high on a local volcanic stone plinth, the red cob characteristic of the Crediton area and unrendered. A number of cob walls of this type survive in Crediton, particularly in East Town, around the church. This wall is an important element in the streetscape of Dean Street, which has a number of early houses and escaped the 1743 fire of Crediton.

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: #109400 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded


Date Last Edited:Jan 25 2013 2:40PM