History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

62 and 63, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton, Devon

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 50.791 / 50°47'27"N

Longitude: -3.6634 / 3°39'48"W

OS Eastings: 282848

OS Northings: 100361

OS Grid: SS828003

Mapcode National: GBR L8.ZHQJ

Mapcode Global: FRA 3760.4L5

Entry Name: 62 and 63, High Street

Listing Date: 11 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197106

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387025

Location: Crediton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

District: Mid Devon

Civil Parish: Crediton

Built-Up Area: Crediton

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Crediton

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

Find accommodation in
Crediton

Listing Text


CREDITON

SS826000 HIGH STREET
672-1/5/76 (North side)
11/10/72 Nos.62 & 63

GV II

House, now used as 2 houses and shop. Early C18, re-fronted
and extended to rear in late C19. Cob, with Flemish bond brick
added to the front elevation; thatched roof, replaced with
slate on the front pitch; gabled thatch roof to rear left
wing; late C19 rear wing with hipped slate roof. Left end and
left lateral stacks with brick shafts.
Plan: Overall U-plan. The C18 arrangement was a single depth
main range with an early rear left wing at right angles to No
62.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical 5-window front, 2 windows to
No 62. The right end 1-window block is an addition with a
lower roofline. The front is red brick with a band of cream
brick below the eaves and a decorative band of stamped tiles
on the front. No 62, to the left, has a late C19 doorway to
the right with a recessed 4-panel front door with an overlight
with margin panes. Doorcase has pilasters with incised fret
decoration, a cornice on consoles and panelled reveals. To the
left, the band of stamped tiles rises above a 16-pane C19 sash
with a segmental arched head. 2 12-pane first floor sashes
with segmental arched heads. No 63 has an identical doorcase
adjacent to No 62. To its right, large, plate glass shop
windows are canted in to a central glazed C20 shop door. The
shop front has plain pilasters and a moulded cornice above the
fascia.
Interior: No 62 only inspected. Of the C18 phase a massive
chamfered axial beam with runout stops survives in the rear
wing, which also contains original parlour cupboards with
fielded panels. First floor room front has an early C18
2-panel door with fielded panels. Roof of rear wing also C18,
A-frame with through purlins. The collars have been removed
but were formerly lapped and pegged onto the principal
rafters. A C19 marble chimneypiece survives in the ground
floor front room.
This building certainly pre-dates the 1743 Crediton fire. Cob
rear block probably built as a workshop - it was used as a
slaughterhouse when a butcher's business was carried on in the
shop.


Listing NGR: SS8284800361

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.