Plaque at 31 High Street

Please quote the reference below when making enquiries about this item:  4700

Plaque on wall of 31 High Street, Crediton transcribed by Dr Michael J. Fennessy in 2006.

Full details of the memorial (including a photograph and its exact location) can be accessed by downloading the data file from the CMIAR website.

Transcription

NEAR THIS SITE ON
SUNDAY AUGUST 14th. 1743
THE GREAT FIRE OF CREDITON STARTED
16 KYRTONIANS PERISHED
2000 WERE MADE HOMELESS
460 DWELLINGS WERE DESTROYED.