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Crediton, on the Creedy, in Devonshire, a market town and borough eight miles N.W. of Exeter. It is in a valley between two steep hills, and consists of the old and the new town. There is a fine cruciform church with a central tower 100 feet high. St. Boniface, the Apostle of Germany, was born here. There were once woollen manufactures here. Most of the old houses were destroyed by fire during the last century.