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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1318003
English Heritage Legacy ID: 185752
Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4
Electoral Ward/Division: Hareholme
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire
Church of England Parish: Rawtenstall St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SD 82 SW RAWTENSTALL CHAPEL HILL
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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