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Description: Friend's Meeting House
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 216361
OS Grid Reference: SJ5143395243
OS Grid Coordinates: 351433, 395243
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4517, -2.7328
SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS CHURCH STREET
4/71 Friends' Meeting
Meeting house. 1679-92, altered 1763. Stone with stone
slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Drip mould over ground
floor. Windows have double-chamfered mullions, those to
ground floor of 5:3:5 lights and those to 1st floor of 6 and
3 lights. All have leaded glazing tied back to iron bars.
Segmental-headed entrance between 2nd and 3rd windows has
sundial over dated 1753. Left return has large projecting
stack. Right return has 7-light window with transom and
label mould, possibly C18 or later. C20 extension to rear.
Interior of no special interest. Oldest meeting house still
in use in the Historic County of Lancashire, Pevsner,
Buildings of England, South Lancashire, p385.
Listing NGR: SJ5143395243
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Source: English Heritage
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