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Description: Friend's Meeting House and House Adjoining to South West
Date Listed: 16 November 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 183279
OS Grid Reference: SD7726846688
OS Grid Coordinates: 377268, 446688
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9158, -2.3476
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SD 772 466 GRINDLETON
SD 74 NE
7/107 Friends' Meeting House and
house adjoining to south-west
Quaker meeting house, late C18th. Squared watershot limestone with
sandstone dressings and stone slate roof. Meeting house, to the right,
of one storey with gallery. House of 2 storeys. Meeting house has a
tripartite sashed window with glazing bars, plain stone surround and
square mullions on each side of the door. The double door has raised
and fielded panels and a plain stone surround with a semi-circular head
with keystone, rising above a lintel. The fanlight has radiating
glazing bars. The house has a bay to the left of its door having sashed
windows with glazing bars and plain stone surrounds. To its left are
projecting quoins, matching those at the right of the meeting house.
To the left is a C19th extension having chamfered quoins of imitation
stone. On the 1st floor is a 2-light window with plain stone surround
and square mullion. On the ground floor is a French window with plain
stone surround. The left-hand gable has a brick chimney cap. The
right-hand gable wall of the meeting house has 2 2-light windows on the
lst floor with plain stone surrounds and square mullions. Below is a
door with plain stone surround. Interior. The meeting room has fixed
pine benches of raised and fielded panels at its left-hand side. At
the right is a wide gallery, formerly used by women and children, having
a front of raised and fielded panels, some of which open as shutters.
Listing NGR: SD7726846688
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Source: English Heritage
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