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HER Number:MDV97407
Name:1 Bowden Hill, Crediton


Shop with accommodation over, now used as restaurant. Mid 19th century but with earlier fabric to the rear and a late 19th century shop front.


Grid Reference:SS 836 001
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 386958

Monument Type(s) and Dates

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

Full description

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

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

Shop with accommodation over, now used as restaurant. Mid C19 but with earlier fabric to the rear; late C19 shop front. Local volcanic trap rubble and brick; front elevation stuccoed and blocked out; slate roof, hipped to left end; stack with brick shaft. Plan: 2 room with central entry. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 2-window front.Late C19 shop front to the left has pilasters with faceted panels and an entablature. 4-panel door to the right with an overlight with geometric glazing bars. 3-light high transomed shop window, the narrower light to the right flanked by pilasters and possibly converted from a doorway. Late C19 2-pane sash to ground floor right with margin panes. 2 circa mid C19 16-pane first floor sashes. Old cast iron street sign to Bowden Hill attached to front. The 2-window Dean Street elevation has been stripped of plaster except for a section to the first floor left. Stone rubble to the left with a straight joint then brickwork to the right - stretcher bond to the ground floor, Flemish bond above with a large trimmer beam at first floor level and smaller timber lacing below. One ground and one first floor circa mid C19 12-pane sash to the left, the ground floor window with a timber lintel. Blind window to first floor right, also with a timber lintel. Interior: Not inspected but known to contain features of interest including joinery. Prominent location near church. Included for group value.

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: #110146 ]

Associated Monuments: none recorded

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jan 30 2013 2:45PM