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Friends Meeting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Street, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.1294 / 51°7'45"N

Longitude: -2.7373 / 2°44'14"W

OS Eastings: 348502

OS Northings: 136935

OS Grid: ST485369

Mapcode National: GBR MJ.94BL

Mapcode Global: VH8B3.HWR3

Entry Name: Friends Meeting House

Listing Date: 8 November 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1308052

English Heritage Legacy ID: 267779

Location: Street, Mendip, Somerset, BA16

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

Civil Parish: Street

Built-Up Area: Street

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/10/2016


ST 43 NE,
10/70


STREET C.P.,
HIGH STREET (North side),
Friends Meeting House

8.11.49

G.V.

II

Quaker Meeting House. 1850 on an earlier site, by J. Francis Cotterell of Bath. Blue lias ashlar, that to plinth quarry-faced, emphasised rusticated quoins, moulded stone eaves cornice, hipped slate roof with wide eaves, louvred square cupola to
roof ridge with pyramidal lead capping and spirelet. Rectangular on plan, plain elevations. Two storey frontages;
entrance frontage of 2:3 bays, tall 20-pane sash windows with cambered heads. Door opening between the bay sets; paired
2-panelled doors; projecting Tuscan portico, triangular pediment; further door opening to right, 4-panelled door;
16-pane sash windows with cambered heads on 2 floors to frontage facing High Street; door opening, 4-panelled door.
Simple interior divided into 2 large rooms with panelled divider, room to North with bench, dado panelling.

(McGarvie M., Guide to Historic Street, (unpublished))


Listing NGR: ST4850236935

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