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Description: Friends Meeting House
Date Listed: 8 November 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 267779
OS Grid Reference: ST4850236935
OS Grid Coordinates: 348502, 136935
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1294, -2.7373
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STREET CP HIGH STREET (North side)
10/70 Friends Meeting House
Quaker Meeting House. 1850 on an earlier site, by J. Francis Cottrell of Bath. Blue lias ashlar, that to plinth quarry
faced, emphasised rusticated quoins, moulded stone eaves cornice, hipped slate roof with wide eaves, louvred cupola to
roof ridge with pyramidal lead capping and spirelet. Rectangular on plan, plain elevations. Two storey frontages;
entrance frontage of 2:3 bays, tall 20-pane sash windows with cambered heads. Door opening between the bay sets; paired
2- panelled doors; projecting Tuscan portico, triangular pediment; further door opening to right, 4-panelled door;
16-pane sash windows with cambered heads on 2 floors to frontage facing High Street; door opening, 4-panelled door.
Simple interior divided into 2 large rooms with panelled divider, room to North with bench, dado panelling. (McGarvie
M., Guide to Historic Street, unpublished).
Listing NGR: ST4850236935
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Source: English Heritage
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