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Description: Friends' Meeting House
Date Listed: 2 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 150388
OS Grid Reference: SO3327752423
OS Grid Coordinates: 333277, 252423
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1660, -2.9769
ALMELEY CP ALMELEY WOOTTON
SO 35 SW
1/19 Friends' Meeting House
Meeting House. 1672 for Roger Pritchard. Restored 1957. Sandstone
rubble plinth and timber-frame with plaster infill. Half-hipped tiled
roof. Sandstone rubble side stack incorporating baking oven. Two
structural bays aligned north-west/south-west. Two levels. North-east
elevation has one window, a 3-light mid-C20 steel casement, above which
is small square light. Ground floor has another steel casement of
four lights to left of centre. Entry, via timber-framed porch, to right-
hand return, has carved lintol to doorway and ledged door, probably C17,
with strap hinges. Frame is three square panels high from cill to wall-
plate. Inthrior has one truss with raking struts from collar to principals.
Short two-flight staircase with moulded handrail. Square newel post with
finial carved into facets. Plain flat balusters. Beneath the staircase
is a ledged door, probably C17, with strap hinges. Upper level extends
over north-east half of the building and has re-used oak floor boards.
C20 balusters to south-east form edge of gallery aligned with sawn-off
tie-beam. (BoE, p 65; RCHM, Vol III, p 6).
Listing NGR: SO3327752423
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Source: English Heritage
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