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Friends' Burial Ground

A Grade II Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Coordinates

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

SD 82 SW RAWTENSTALL CHAPEL HILL

6/173 Friends' Burial Ground
7.6.1971
GV II


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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