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Friends' Meeting House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7244 / 53°43'27"N

Longitude: -2.2882 / 2°17'17"W

OS Eastings: 381079

OS Northings: 425366

OS Grid: SD810253

Mapcode National: GBR DTGC.DN

Mapcode Global: WH974.TNK6

Entry Name: Friends' Meeting House

Listing Date: 7 June 1971

Last Amended: 30 November 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1361998

English Heritage Legacy ID: 185756

Location: Rossendale, Lancashire, BB4

County: Lancashire

District: Rossendale

Town: Rossendale

Electoral Ward/Division: Goodshaw

Built-Up Area: Rawtenstall

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Goodshaw St Mary and All Saints with St John Crawshawbooth

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text


2/177 Friends' meeting Rouse
7.6.1971 (formerly listed as Friends' Meeting
- House and Cottage adjoining Friend's
Meeting House under Crawshaw Booth)
Meeting House, 1715, extended to right 1736, with cottage added at left end
1739. Watershot coursed sandstone (whitewashed), stone slate roof on 2 levels
with chimney at right gable of cottage, simple bellcote at gable of Meeting
House. Cottage is double-depth, of one bay and 3 storeys; Meeting House is 3
bays and 2 storeys. Gabled porch at junction of lst and 2nd bays of Meeting
House, small recessed 3-light mullioned window to left, 2-light window above,
and a flight of external steps to raised cottage door to left; to right, 2
large mullion and transom 6-light windows: all these windows with diamond
lattice glazing. Cottage to left has raised deck to altered 1st floor door
and window; below this at ground floor is a small stable, and above, at 2nd
floor, a small 4-pane sash window. Left return wall has 2 similar windows at
the same level and a 2-light mullion window at 1st floor. Rear fenestration
of Meeting House matches front. Interior: ante-room in low ground floor of
1st bay (original Meeting House room) has 2 chamfered beams, panelled wall
seats, and partition wall in which similar panelling forms downward-opening
shutters giving onto the larger Meeting room; this has the same arrangement,
with a gallery over the ante-room approached by stone steps and doorway in
rear corner, and a panelled wainscot raised up at the east side to form the
back to a wall seat up one step.

Listing NGR: SD8107925366

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