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Quaker Cottage, Askwith

Description: Quaker Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331395

OS Grid Reference: SE1703247929
OS Grid Coordinates: 417032, 447929
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9272, -1.7421

Location: Askwith, North Yorkshire LS21 2JA

Locality: Askwith
Local Authority: Harrogate Borough Council
County: North Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: LS21 2JA

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Listing Text

SE 14 NE
(west side)
10/3 Quaker Cottage
- II

Friends' Meeting House, now private house. 1704, restored and extended
c1980. Coursed squared gritstone, graduated grey slate roof. Single storey
with attics, 3 bays. Quoins. Central C20 glazed door with chamfered
quoined jambs and lintel with C20 inscription: "1704 AD". Recessed
chamfered mullion windows, to left of 3 lights, to right of 4 lights. Right
return: 3-light mullion window lights attic. Bulbous kneelers, copings
missing. C20 alterations include a large window in the left return and
single-storey rear extension. A C19 photograph in the possession of the
occupier shows the house with a thatched roof. The meeting house was taken
over by Primitive Methodists who abandoned it c1880. In 1900 the house was
described as 'now in ruins' and the grave mounds had sunk. (Speight p 170)
H Speight, Upper Wharfedale, 1900.

Listing NGR: SE1703247929

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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