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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025261
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387069
Location: Crediton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Crediton
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Crediton
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SS826000 MARKET STREET
672-1/5/121 (West side)
(Formerly Listed as:
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
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
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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