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HER Number:MDV97453
Name:99 and 100 High Street, Crediton


Shop with accommodation over, probably a late 18th or early 19th century rebuild of an earlier house.


Grid Reference:SS 829 003
Map Sheet:SS80SW
Admin AreaDevon
Civil ParishCrediton
DistrictMid Devon
Ecclesiastical ParishCREDITON

Protected Status

Other References/Statuses

  • Old Listed Building Ref: 387042

Monument Type(s) and Dates

  • SHOP (XVIII to XIX - 1701 AD to 1900 AD (Between))

Full description

Department of Environment, 1972, Urban District of Crediton, 20 (List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest). SDV39769.

Numbers 99 to 103, High Street. Early 19th century terrace. Number 101 stuccoed. numbers 99, 100, 102 and 103 roughcast. Tarred slate roof. Small paired brackets to eaves soffit. Three storeys. Eight windows. Sashes with glazing bars, numbers 99 and 100 have plain architraves. Number 100 has pilastered doorcase and 19th century shop front with pilasters and wooden fascia. Numbers 102 and 103 wooden doorcases. Included for group value.

Mid Devon District Council, 2001, Crediton Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme, Figure 5 (Report - non-specific). SDV351389.

One of several target buildings for refurbishment in the third 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, now used as 2 shops and offices. Probably a late C18/early C19 rebuild of an earlier house. Roughcast; slate roof; left end stack with rendered shaft with bands, right end stack. Plan: Double depth plan, 2 rooms wide, with a passage entrance to left of centre. Stair rises against rear wall of right hand front room. Exterior: 3 storeys. 3-bay front, symmetrical above the ground floor. Deep eaves with moulded eaves brackets and a moulded eaves fascia board. 3 ground and 3 first floor probably early C19 16-pane sashes with plain stucco architraves. Good doorcase to left of centre with applied pilasters, an entablature with a mutule frieze and a dentil frieze below the cornice. Panelled reveals, panelled door. Shop window to the right has similar applied pilasters, a fascia and cornice; plate glass window. Smaller, later, shop window to the left with plain pilasters and an entablature, glazed with a high transomed window with small panes above the transom. Interior: Altered for shop use but retaining early C19 joinery and a stick baluster stair with a mahogany handrail. Circa 1860s encaustic tiling to the entrance passage. The owner reports evidence of the former 2-storey roofline noticed during building work. An attractive town house with a good shop front and door, part of a group with the Congregational Chapel and Manse (q.v.) to the left

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.
SDV351389Report - non-specific: Mid Devon District Council. 2001. Crediton Heritage Economic Regeneration Scheme. Mid Devon District Council Report. A4 Grip Bound + Digital. Figure 5.
SDV39769List of Blds of Arch or Historic Interest: Department of Environment. 1972. Urban District of Crediton. Historic Houses Register. A4 Comb Bound. 20.

Associated Monuments

MDV92128Related to: 101 High Street, Crediton (Building)
MDV92137Related to: 102 High Street, Crediton (Building)
MDV23435Related to: 103 High Street, Crediton (Building)

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Date Last Edited:Jun 12 2013 10:42AM