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2, Market Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.7909 / 50°47'27"N

Longitude: -3.6583 / 3°39'29"W

OS Eastings: 283209

OS Northings: 100342

OS Grid: SS832003

Mapcode National: GBR L8.ZK1Q

Mapcode Global: FRA 3770.0M9

Entry Name: 2, Market Street

Listing Date: 11 October 1972

Last Amended: 2 October 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025261

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387069

Location: Crediton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Crediton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Crediton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


CREDITON

SS826000 MARKET STREET
672-1/5/121 (West side)
11/10/72 No.2
(Formerly Listed as:
MARKET STREET
Nos.2-6 (Consecutive))

GV II

House, now used as offices. c.1836, part of a substantial
development centred on moving the market from the High Street.
Flemish bond red brick with original pointing; slate roof
behind parapet; end stacks with brick shafts. Italianate
style.
Plan: Double depth, 2 rooms wide with central entrance and
stair. Exterior: 3 storeys. Symmetrical 3-bay front with left
and right stuccoed pilasters. Platbands at first and second
floor levels are carried out round the pilasters, as is the
moulded cornice below the parapet. Central, stuccoed Ionic
doorcase (matching the Ship(q.v.),to left) with an entablature
and cornice. Round-headed doorway has panelled reveals with an
original fanlight with spoke glazing bars and margin panes
with stained glass. C20 small-pane timber front door replacing
the original. All windows original with moulded architraves.
Ground floor windows in segmental-headed recesses, glazed with
segmental-headed 12-pane sashes. 3 first floor high-transomed
casements with margin panes. 3 second floor round-headed sash
windows with spoke glazing bars.
Interior: Not inspected but noted as having stick baluster
stair with a ramped handrail; other features of interest may
survive. Said to have been used as a rent office by the Buller
estate.
The market area development is surprisingly sophisticated
architecturally for a small provincial town and the surviving
buildings form an important group.


Listing NGR: SS8320900342

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