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Friends' Meeting House, Crawshawbooth

Description: Friends' Meeting House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 June 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 185756

OS Grid Reference: SD8107925366
OS Grid Coordinates: 381079, 425366
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7244, -2.2882

Location: Stoneholme Road, Rawtenstall, Lancashire BB4 8AG

Locality: Crawshawbooth
Local Authority: Rossendale Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: BB4 8AG

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Listing Text


2/177 Friends' meeting Rouse
7.6.1971 (formerly listed as Friends' Meeting
- House and Cottage adjoining Friend's
Meeting House under Crawshaw Booth)
Meeting House, 1715, extended to right 1736, with cottage added at left end
1739. Watershot coursed sandstone (whitewashed), stone slate roof on 2 levels
with chimney at right gable of cottage, simple bellcote at gable of Meeting
House. Cottage is double-depth, of one bay and 3 storeys; Meeting House is 3
bays and 2 storeys. Gabled porch at junction of lst and 2nd bays of Meeting
House, small recessed 3-light mullioned window to left, 2-light window above,
and a flight of external steps to raised cottage door to left; to right, 2
large mullion and transom 6-light windows: all these windows with diamond
lattice glazing. Cottage to left has raised deck to altered 1st floor door
and window; below this at ground floor is a small stable, and above, at 2nd
floor, a small 4-pane sash window. Left return wall has 2 similar windows at
the same level and a 2-light mullion window at 1st floor. Rear fenestration
of Meeting House matches front. Interior: ante-room in low ground floor of
1st bay (original Meeting House room) has 2 chamfered beams, panelled wall
seats, and partition wall in which similar panelling forms downward-opening
shutters giving onto the larger Meeting room; this has the same arrangement,
with a gallery over the ante-room approached by stone steps and doorway in
rear corner, and a panelled wainscot raised up at the east side to form the
back to a wall seat up one step.

Listing NGR: SD8107925366

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Source: English Heritage

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