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HER Number:MDV92140
Name:81 High Street, Crediton


House, probably 18th century in origin, with 20th century alterations. Roughcast cob with a steeply-pitched roof, probably originally thatched.


Grid Reference:SS 828 003
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 387037

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

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

House. Probably C18 in origin, with C20 alterations. Roughcast cob; steeply-pitched roof, slated to the front, corrugated asbestos to the rear, probably originally thatched; stack with massive rendered shaft in party wall with No 80 (q.v.). Plan: Double depth, 2 rooms wide. The ground drops away to the rear where the house has an extra storey and rear access with a service yard. Exterior: On a wedge-shaped site, the right return wall angled inwards towards the rear. 2 storeys to the front, 3 to the rear. Symmetrical 3-bay front with a late C20 timber front door in the centre; 2 first and 2 second floor C20 timber 2-pane sashes. Small single-storey wedge-shaped brick outhouse at the right end has a rounded corner and one C20 window. The rear elevation has C20 casements and a rear centre door. Interior: Not inspected. Group value with listed buildings on both sides of the High Street. The tall rear elevation contributes to an attractive urban group.

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: #109460 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 29 2013 12:30PM