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Description: Friends' Meeting House and Cottage Adjoining to South West
Date Listed: 16 November 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 183095
OS Grid Reference: SD6951750414
OS Grid Coordinates: 369517, 450414
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9489, -2.4659
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SD 6950 NEWTON BACK LANE
Friends' Meeting House and cottage
18/44 adjoining to south-west
Quaker meeting house, 1767. Slobbered limestone rubble with sandstone
dressings. The front of the roof has blue slates, the rear pitch having
stone slates. One and 2 storeys, with a cellar under the right-hand
(north-east) end. The windows are of lights with plain stone surrounds
and square mullions. The cottage is of one bay and 2 storeys with a door
to the right with plain stone surround and hood of 2 pitched stone slates.
Above is a plaque with a moulded border: 'TBM 1767'. The meeting house,
to the right, is of 3 bays with bays one and 2 having windows on the ground
floor only. The windows to the right-hand bay have small panes. The door,
between bays one and 2, has a plain stone surround and a hood of 2 pitched
stcne slates. The cellar door, at the right-hand end, has a plain stone
surround. At the rear of the cottage there is a later outshut. Interior.
Against the rear wall isa raised bench with a front of raised and fielded
panels. The right-hand end is divided from the main room by a wall of raised
and fielded panelling. Above this end is a gallery. The panels between the
room beneath and the main room open as shutters.
Listing NGR: SD6951750414
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Source: English Heritage
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