Description: Walls to Quaker Burial Ground with Remains of Building in South West Corner
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331813
OS Grid Reference: SE3264659610
OS Grid Coordinates: 432646, 459610
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0315, -1.5031
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SE 35 NW SCOTTON MAIN STREET
(west side, off)
5/56 Walls to Quaker Burial
Ground with remains of
building in south-west
Walls of burial ground and ruined building. C17 with later repair and
restoration. Gritstone rubble. The wall approximately 1.5 metres high and
enclosing an area approximately 35 metres square. The south wall is well
coursed, with some rebuilding at the west end where a blocked entrance,into
a building in the south-west corner, probably a stable, is marked by quoins.
In 1670 William and Edward Watkinson conveyed land to the Friends' Trustees
for a burial ground in Matthew Garth. Members of the Watkinson family are
buried there (qv). Included for group value. A T Waterer, 'Records of the
Parish of Farnham Etc', c1928, Typescript, Harrogate Public Library.
Listing NGR: SE3264559612
Source: English Heritage
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