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137, High Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7905 / 50°47'25"N

Longitude: -3.6575 / 3°39'27"W

OS Eastings: 283265

OS Northings: 100305

OS Grid: SS832003

Mapcode National: GBR L8.ZK7B

Mapcode Global: FRA 3770.0X7

Entry Name: 137, High Street

Listing Date: 19 March 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197079

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387061

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

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Listing Text


672-1/5/111 (North side)
19/03/51 No.137


House or commercial building, now shop, office and restaurant
with accommodation above. Late C18 or early C19; late C19
alterations; refurbishment of the 1980s. Front elevation
handmade Flemish bond brick with painted dressings, right
return and rear plastered, some cob construction; tarred
hipped slate roof behind parapet; axial and rear lateral
stacks with brick shafts.
Plan: U-plan with projecting rear wings and single depth main
Exterior: 3 storeys & basement. Deep, moulded cornice below
parapet with a platband below cornice. Front elevation
symmetrical above the ground floor, 3-bays with left and right
pilasters, the centre bay slightly broken forward with
pilasters and a boldly moulded pediment with a blind roundel
with a moulded frame in the tympanum and a (disused) clock
face on the roundel. The outer bays have platbands at second
floor sill level. Piano nobile first floor, the centre window
with a moulded architrave and triangular pediment on consoles;
left and right windows with moulded architraves, all first
floor windows glazed with 2-light high transomed casements
with glazing bars and margin panes. 3 first floor windows with
moulded architraves, glazed with 2/4 pane sashes with margin
panes. Left hand shop window, altered in the late C20 retains
a late C19 fascia and is flanked by doors (left hand door
blocked) with doorcases with pilasters with a fret decoration
below the capitals. The right hand doorway has a recessed C20
glazed door with an overlight. C20 plate glass shop front and
door to ground floor right (now an office). The right return,
facing North Street, is one-bay with a high tansomed first
floor window and a half basement window. The rear wing has
various C19 timber casements and sashes and incorporates an
old cast iron street sign with a pointing hand. The rear
elevation has a rear centre C19 doorcase with moulded brackets
and a round-headed stair window with margin panes. Various
timber casements and sashes include a sliding sash on the
inner return of the rear right wing.
Interior: Not fully inspected but contains good open well
stick baluster stair with a ramped mahogany handrail to the
rear and some of the flats are noted as having slate

Listing NGR: SS8324900315

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