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Friends' Meeting House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rossendale, Lancashire

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Coordinates

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

SD 82 NW RAWTENSTALL COOPERATION STREET
Crawshawbooth

2/177 Friends' meeting Rouse
7.6.1971 (formerly listed as Friends' Meeting
- House and Cottage adjoining Friend's
Meeting House under Crawshaw Booth)
11*
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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