Claverham Meeting House / Friends Meeting House

23 Sep 2000
Claverham Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Yatton, North Somerset, Somerset, BS49 4PB
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Friends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Yatton, North Somerset, Somerset, BS49 4PB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

YATTON C.P. MEETING HOUSE LANE (east side) ST 46 NE Claverham 5/175 Friends' Meeting House 13.10.52 Formerly Listed as Claverham Meeting II* House) Friends' meeting house, now partly house. C17 origin, rebuilt 1729 with C19 and C20 alterations. Rubble, rendered, limestone dressings, pantiled roof hipped over side wings, stacks to sides. U-plan with hall in central range. 2 storeys, 1:3:1 bays; central 3 bays have central semi-circular-headed chamfered door opening with keystone, imposts, large panelled double doors, 6-pane light above in similar surround, to each side a round-headed 18-pane sash with thick glazing bars, splayed at head, similar imposts and keystone, moulded cills, keystones of side windows rise to moulded string course, above centre window an oblong stone pediment with cornice carrying pedestal with square-block sundial surmounted by stone "torch" finial; base of sundial has incised inscription "THIS HOUSE REBUILT IN THE YEAR 1729". Wing set forward to each side has 2-light casement at ground and first floor and 1/2-glazed door to inner side; from each front angle of building rises a tall square stack, one with moulded cap, the inside face of each stack being curved to eaves. Left return has 2 windows, all 2-light casements of 3 panes each, right return the same with buttress to left. Rear has small single storey C20 lean-to right and left with 1/2-glazed door and C20 light to inner side; first floor has 2-light casement right and left and central 20-pane sash under eaves with thin glazing bars. Interior: not accessible at time of survey (April 1985) but appears to retain original panelling in central hall.

Listing NGR: ST4525866288


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0687 IOE Records taken by Derek Evans; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Derek Evans. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Evans, Derek

Rights Holder: Evans, Derek


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