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HER Number:MDV97433
Name:St Breocks Cottage, Union Terrace, Crediton


Small urban cottage, circa 1810-20, possibly a remodelling of an earlier house. Asymmetrical one-window front with ground floor bow to the left, 16-pane sash above, both windows preserve some old glass.


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: 387131

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • HOUSE (Early, XIX - 1810 AD to 1820 AD (Between))

Full description

Ordnance Survey, 1855-1895, First Edition 1:500 Town Map (Cartographic). SDV338879.

The building appears to be attached to or part of Hillsview (1 Union Terrace).

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

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

Small urban cottage. Circa 1810-20, possibly a remodelling of an earlier house. Roughcast cob; flat tarred roof; stack not seen. Plan: L-plan, the main block parallel to the road, single depth, one room wide with an entrance at the right end facing the stair. Front left wing at right angles is one room on plan. Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical one-window front. Recessed 4-panel front door to the right; ground floor bow to the left has a sash window; 5/10-panes, the top light originally 10-pane. First floor 16-pane sash above. Both windows preserve some old glass. The inner return of the wing has a front door with 4 fielded panels and 16-pane sash windows. Interior: Reeded moulding round bow; some C19 joinery. Part of a row which includes some of the best Georgian houses in Crediton.

Sources / Further Reading

SDV338879Cartographic: Ordnance Survey. 1855-1895. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. First Edition 1:500 Town Map. Map (Digital).
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: #110159 ]

Associated Monuments

MDV23462Part of: Union Terrace, Crediton (Monument)
MDV23463Related to: St. Breock, 1 Union Terrace, Crediton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Feb 7 2013 11:44AM