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Attached Railings and Walls numbers 30 and 31 and Attached Railings and Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Crediton, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7859 / 50°47'9"N

Longitude: -3.6484 / 3°38'54"W

OS Eastings: 283893

OS Northings: 99770

OS Grid: SX838997

Mapcode National: GBR L9.ZTSR

Mapcode Global: FRA 3770.JFV

Entry Name: Attached Railings and Walls numbers 30 and 31 and Attached Railings and Walls

Listing Date: 11 October 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 386991

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


672-1/4/42 (West side)
11/10/72 Nos.30 & 31
and attached railings and walls


House, divided into two. Circa 1830s to 1840s, possibly a mid C19
remodelling of an earlier C19 house. Stone rubble, the Exeter
Road elevation stuccoed, the rear elevation painted; slate
roofs; stacks with brick shafts.
Plan: Double depth main block. Service courtyard to the rear
(south), screened from the Exeter Road by a service block,
probably servants' or grooms' accommodation. Service courtyard
completed on the south side by a stable block.
Exterior: 2 storeys. Exeter Road elevation 3:2:1 bays: the
servants' block to the left plainer; the main block of the
house with a platband at first floor level breaks back at the
right with an oblique angle determined by the cramped site.
Flat-roofed stuccoed porch in the angle with a moulded
cornice, the roof supported on a square section pier to the
right with a section of arcaded balustrading forming a low
wall between the house and the pier. 4-panel front door with
panelled reveals. To the right, a secondary 2-pane late C19
sash; early C19 12-pane sash above. To the left of the porch
(No 30) the front breaks forward and is symmetrically treated
with a recessed 4-panel service door with an overlight,
flanked by 16-pane sashes with 2 similar sashes above. Beyond
this, to the south, the front elevation is roughcast with a
central cartway with a C20 plank door and 3 16-pane first
floor sashes. The north (garden) front of No 31 has deep boxed
eaves with moulded brackets and a platband below the eaves.
5-bay verandah with 2 cast iron columns and a glazed roof.
Pair of high transomed French windows with small panes and
margin lights; 2 first floor 12-pane sashes with margin panes
and sill blocks.The west elevation of No 31, facing onto Four
Mills Lane, has a very tall round-headed stair sash with
margin panes, 2 C20 small-pane windows and a C20 door with a
cast iron fanlight. Tall wall to the service courtyard to the
right with stone coping and a doorway. Iron railings with leaf
finials to west.
Interior: No 31 retains original features including marble
chimney-pieces, panelled doors and a stick baluster stair with
mahogany handrail. No. 30 has been much altered internally, but
retains a small fireplace on the first floor with a grate and some C19
panelled doors.

Listing NGR: SX8389399770

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