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Friends Meeting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leighton Buzzard, Central Bedfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9183 / 51°55'5"N

Longitude: -0.661 / 0°39'39"W

OS Eastings: 492188

OS Northings: 225266

OS Grid: SP921252

Mapcode National: GBR F33.MQK

Mapcode Global: VHFR9.H1FR

Entry Name: Friends Meeting House

Listing Date: 27 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35703

Location: Leighton-Linslade, Central Bedfordshire, LU7

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Leighton-Linslade

Built-Up Area: Leighton Buzzard

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Leighton Buzzard

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9225 SW 1/55
5125


NORTH STREET (West Side),
LEIGHTON BUZZARD
Friends' Meeting House

27.5.54.

II GV


Set back from road in courtyard. 1789. Local bond of vitreous headers, hipped old tiled roof. Single storey, plinth, cornice moulding. 2 sash windows with glazing bars and 2 double light leaded wood mullion and transom casement windows Later central wooden porch with open pediment and elliptical arch leading to 2 fold door. Left central C19 door of 6 flush panels in architrave surround under open pedimented hood on cut brackets. Largely unaltered interior divided into 2 main rooms by wooden screen double hung like a sash window. Each room retains original pine seats and dados. An unusually well preserved example of an early Quaker meeting house.

Nos 27 to 31 (odd) form a group with the Friends Meeting House.


Listing NGR: SP9218825266

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