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Friends Meeting House, Adderbury

Description: Friends Meeting House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 243797

OS Grid Reference: SP4651835302
OS Grid Coordinates: 446518, 235302
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0142, -1.3236

Location: 10 Horn Hill Road, Adderbury, Oxfordshire OX17 3ET

Locality: Adderbury
Local Authority: Cherwell District Council
County: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: OX17 3ET

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Listing Text

(West side)
Adderbury West
6/75 Friends Meeting House
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Friends
Meeting House, Bloxham Road)

Quaker meeting house. 1675 for Bray Doyley. Coursed squared marlstone with some
ashlar dressings and wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with rebuilt
ashlar gable stack. Single range. One storey plus loft galleries. Symmetrical
front has a central doorway with double doors flanked by large 3-light leaded
casements, all with stop-chamfered lintels; right end and both gables have
similar casements. Steep-pitched roof has stone gable parapets with moulded
projecting kneelers, and has the stack to left with a renewed datestone
inscribed "1675"; central gabled dormer has a moulded cornice above a 2-light
leaded casement. Interior: stone-paved floor with a dais along the rear wall;
C18 matchboard dado with fixed perimeter benches; winder stair leading to a
3-sided gallery carried on chamfered beams with a simple slat balustrade. The
interior is complete with late C17/early C18 pine benches and represents an
unusual survival.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p12; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p415)

Listing NGR: SP4651835302

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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