Crediton, situated eight miles north
west of Exeter, is a thriving market town in Devon with a population of
around 6000 people. Reputed to have been the birthplace of St Boniface,
in Saxon times Crediton was a centre of Christianity and the cathedral
city of Devon, before the rise of Exeter. The map below shows the
features of the town of Crediton, its streets and houses as they were in
the mid twentieth century. Click on a selected area of the map below to
see an enlargement.