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Description: Over 60's Club
Date Listed: 5 June 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334859
OS Grid Reference: SE5459900623
OS Grid Coordinates: 454599, 400623
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4995, -1.1784
WARMSWORTH QUAKER LANE
SE50SW (east side)
1/85 Over 60's Club (former
5.6.68 Quaker Meeting House)
Quaker meeting house now club. 1706 for Thomas Aldam (Hey, p 130), altered.
Rubble magnesian limestone, Welsh slate roof. 1-storey with loft, 3-bays,
altered 1-bay addition on left (not of special interest). Central 6-panel
door in quoined surround with chamfered, cambered-soffit lintel beneath
inserted casement with glazing bars. Flanking sashes with glazing bars; that
on left shown to be in place of former cross-mullioned window by remnants of
original surround to left. Shaped kneelers and gable copings; weather vane
on left, stone end stack on right. Rear: an original double-chamfered,
single-light window opening on left. Right return: boarded hatch in gable.
interior: possibly original fitments include raised bench with balustrade
across left end and wooden screen with 5 panels sliding in rebated muntins;
2-panel door with iron latch. Warmsworth was an early Quaker centre
developed by the Aldam family, friends of George Fox.
D. Hey, Buildings of Britain 1550-1750, Yorkshire, 1981 (plate).
Listing NGR: SE5459900623
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Source: English Heritage
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