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Dean Thatch

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7885 / 50°47'18"N

Longitude: -3.652 / 3°39'7"W

OS Eastings: 283649

OS Northings: 100070

OS Grid: SS836000

Mapcode National: GBR L9.ZLN3

Mapcode Global: FRA 3770.91Q

Entry Name: Dean Thatch

Listing Date: 11 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197130

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386976

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


672-1/6/26 (East side)
11/10/72 No.44
Dean Thatch


House. Probably early C18 or earlier. Roughcast,probably cob;
thatched roof with a plain ridge, gabled at right end; end
stacks with brick shafts.
Plan: single-depth plan, 2 rooms wide, with central entrance.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Asymmetrical north front, 5 windows wide
(one window blocked). Probably early C20, approximately
central half-glazed front door. One ground floor window to the
left, 2 to the right, all C20 2-light timber casements with
glazing bars. Similar casements to the first floor of
different sizes; blocked window to left of front door on first
floor. The right return, facing the street has one first floor
probably C19 2-light casement, 6 panes per light.
Interior: Plain. Roof of A-frame trusses, pegged at the apex
of the principal rafters. Collars at attic floor level appear
to be replacements with metal fixings.
One of a handful of thatched houses remaining in the town.
Dean Street contains the earliest buildings in Crediton and
this house makes an important contribution to the mixed

Listing NGR: SS8364900070

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