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Friends Meeting House, Woodbridge

Description: Friends Meeting House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 284903

OS Grid Reference: TM2713548970
OS Grid Coordinates: 627135, 248970
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0924, 1.3144

Locality: Woodbridge
Local Authority: Suffolk Coastal District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP12 4AR

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Listing Text

Friend's Meeting House
TM 2748 3/314 25.1.51.


1678. On December 18, 1678 "The JPs issued an order to the Constables
of Woodbridge complaining of Meeting House newly erected near the Church",
with instruction to disperse the congregation. This early part of the
present structure is incorporated in an C18 larger building, now stucco
fronted, lined as ashlar, red brick at rear. Tiles. The Hall has 2 large
sash windows, in flush frames, and is galleried, with panelled balustrade and
stair with spiral balusters leading up from the hall. The older part retains
leaded mullion transom casements. Bernard Barton was Clerk to the Meeting
for 40 years and is buried in the graveyard adjoining. NMR photo.

Friend's Meeting House and Nos 1 to 4 (consec) form a group.

Listing NGR: TM2713548970

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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