This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
ST1225 MILVERTON CP NORTH STREET (North side)
11/223 Quaker Lodge
House. C18 altered mid C19. Red sandstone random rubble, slate roofs, hipped on left-hand half, gable ended to right latter with brick stacks. 2-storeys, first floor four 12 pane sash windows, ground floor two bay windows with early C20 sash windows outer bay left, and 12 pane sash windows to right of C20 doorway with single light sashes on either side.
Round headed opening in outer bay right originally gave access to yard behind, now blocked with a door set back. This was the birthplace of Dr. Thomas Young (1773-1829), the celebrated scientist and linguist who made important discoveries in the field of optics, and laid the foundation for the translation of Egyptian hieroglyphics.
Listing NGR: ST1228325955
Copyright IoE Mrs G Martine Allmey. Source Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Allmey, G Martine
Rights Holder: Allmey, G Martine
Rubble, Sandstone, Slate, Stuart House, Georgian Monument <By Form>, Domestic, Dwelling, Friends Meeting House, Religious Ritual And Funerary, Nonconformist Meeting House, Place Of Worship, Lodge