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Description: Meeting House and Attached Stable
Date Listed: 17 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 192403
OS Grid Reference: SK9165454220
OS Grid Coordinates: 491654, 354220
Latitude/Longitude: 53.0774, -0.6333
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BRANT BROUGHTON AND STRAGGLETHORPE MEETING HOUSE LANE
SK 95 SW
6/52 Meeting House and
- attached stable
Meeting house of the Society of Friends, reputedly converted from a barn. 1701.
Coursed rubble and brick with pantile roof. 2 brick gable stacks. Dressed
stone quoins. Brick decorated eaves, and brick gable walls. Single storey
plus attic to south. Main east front has large off-centre main doorway with
double, 6 panel door, and plaque above inscribed 'R T S 1701'. To left a smaller
doorway with 8 panel door, and to the right, 2 wooden cross windows with iron
glazing bar casements and original plank shutters. To the right again a stone
3 step mounting block. Rear, west front heas single wooden cross window to
the left and a 3-light sliding sash to the right and above a small flat dormer
with a 2-light casement. Interior of main Meeting House has original plain
dado panelling, raised slightly higher on the north wall behind the raised stand.
Original benches and to the south a wooden panelled screen with openings below
and moveable partitions above, screening off the lower small Meeting House and
the upper Womens Meeting House. These both have original benches,connecting
staircase and cupboards. All the fittings and panelling are painted white.
Source 'The Friends Meeting House', Hubert Lidbetter.
Listing NGR: SK9165454220
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Source: English Heritage
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