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Friends' Burial Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.709 / 53°42'32"N

Longitude: -2.2759 / 2°16'33"W

OS Eastings: 381882

OS Northings: 423654

OS Grid: SD818236

Mapcode National: GBR DTKK.15

Mapcode Global: WHB8H.01HF

Entry Name: Friends' Burial Ground

Listing Date: 7 June 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1318003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185752

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Hareholme

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Rawtenstall St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


6/173 Friends' Burial Ground

Enclosure to Quaker Meeting place, used as burial ground 1663 to 1847, walls
rebuilt 1847. Dry stone wall c.2 metres high surrounding simple rectangular
enclosure c.15 x 12 metres; gateway on north side from lane with lintel
inscribed "Friends Burial Ground 1663, the walls rebuilt 1847". (Walls
formerly had stone ledge for seating on inner side). References: Thomas
Newbigging History of the Forest of Rossendale, 2nd edn. 1893, p.220; Alfred
Peel Crawshawbooth and District, n.d. pp 24-26.

Listing NGR: SD8188223654

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