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Friends Meeting House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Adderbury, Oxfordshire

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Latitude: 52.0142 / 52°0'51"N

Longitude: -1.3236 / 1°19'24"W

OS Eastings: 446518

OS Northings: 235302

OS Grid: SP465353

Mapcode National: GBR 7TF.N62

Mapcode Global: VHCWG.0MMS

Entry Name: Friends Meeting House

Listing Date: 8 December 1955

Last Amended: 5 May 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1046356

English Heritage Legacy ID: 243797

Location: Adderbury, Cherwell, Oxfordshire, OX17

County: Oxfordshire

District: Cherwell

Civil Parish: Adderbury

Built-Up Area: Adderbury

Traditional County: Oxfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Oxfordshire

Church of England Parish: Adderbury

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

(West side)
Adderbury West
6/75 Friends Meeting House
08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Friends
Meeting House, Bloxham Road)

Quaker meeting house. 1675 for Bray Doyley. Coursed squared marlstone with some
ashlar dressings and wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with rebuilt
ashlar gable stack. Single range. One storey plus loft galleries. Symmetrical
front has a central doorway with double doors flanked by large 3-light leaded
casements, all with stop-chamfered lintels; right end and both gables have
similar casements. Steep-pitched roof has stone gable parapets with moulded
projecting kneelers, and has the stack to left with a renewed datestone
inscribed "1675"; central gabled dormer has a moulded cornice above a 2-light
leaded casement. Interior: stone-paved floor with a dais along the rear wall;
C18 matchboard dado with fixed perimeter benches; winder stair leading to a
3-sided gallery carried on chamfered beams with a simple slat balustrade. The
interior is complete with late C17/early C18 pine benches and represents an
unusual survival.
(VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p12; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p415)

Listing NGR: SP4651835302

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