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HER Number:MDV97425
Name:144 and 144A Hight Street, Crediton


Shop with accommodation over, probably mid to late 18th century. Simple 20th century plate glass shop window with 20th century door to the left. Interior of ground floor has a chamfered axial beam to the front room.


Grid Reference:SS 833 002
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 387064

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 143 and 144, High Street. Early 19th century. No 143 stuccoed, No 144 roughcast. Slate roof. Paired brackets to eaves. Three storeys. Two windows. Sashes with glazing bars. Ground floor shop fronts - No 143 Victorian with fascia and consoles, No 144 modern with high fascia board. Included for group value.

Mid Devon District Council, 2001, Crediton Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme, 10; figure 5; plate 17 (Report - non-specific). SDV351389.

Photograph shows 144 High Street, one of several target buildings for refurbishment in the first 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.

Shop with accommodation over. Probably mid/late C18. Roughcast; slate roof; brick left end stack; cast iron gutter. Plan: Very small double depth plan, one-room wide. Exterior: 3 storeys. One-bay front. Deep eaves on paired moulded brackets with a timber moulding below. This appears to match No 143, adjoining to the left, but the rooflines of the 2 houses are different. First floor 16-pane sash with probably C18 flush frame; second floor 4/8-pane similar sash, both windows with some old glass. Ground floor has simple C20 plate glass shop window with C20 door to the left. Interior: Ground floor only inspected. This has a chamfered axial beam to the front room. Features of interest may survive elsewhere.

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: #110156 ]
SDV351389Report - non-specific: Mid Devon District Council. 2001. Crediton Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme. Mid Devon District Council Report. A4 Grip Bound + Digital. 10; figure 5; plate 17.
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

MDV23447Related to: 143 High Street, Crediton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2013 10:01AM