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Friends' Burial Ground, Rawtenstall

Description: Friends' Burial Ground

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 June 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 185752

OS Grid Reference: SD8188223654
OS Grid Coordinates: 381882, 423654
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7090, -2.2759

Location: Hurst Lane, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 6JS

Locality: Rawtenstall
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 6JS

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Listing Text


6/173 Friends' Burial Ground

Enclosure to Quaker Meeting place, used as burial ground 1663 to 1847, walls
rebuilt 1847. Dry stone wall c.2 metres high surrounding simple rectangular
enclosure c.15 x 12 metres; gateway on north side from lane with lintel
inscribed "Friends Burial Ground 1663, the walls rebuilt 1847". (Walls
formerly had stone ledge for seating on inner side). References: Thomas
Newbigging History of the Forest of Rossendale, 2nd edn. 1893, p.220; Alfred
Peel Crawshawbooth and District, n.d. pp 24-26.

Listing NGR: SD8188223654

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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