FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1046356
Date first listed:
08-Dec-1955
Date of most recent amendment:
05-May-1988
Statutory Address:
FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, BLOXHAM ROAD
Statutory Address:
FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, HORN HILL ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, BLOXHAM ROAD
Statutory Address:
FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, HORN HILL ROAD

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Oxfordshire
District:
Cherwell (District Authority)
Parish:
Adderbury
National Grid Reference:
SP 46518 35302

Details

SP4635 ADDERBURY HORN HILL ROAD (West side) Adderbury West 6/75 Friends Meeting House 08/12/55 (Formerly listed as Friends Meeting House, Bloxham Road)

GV II* Quaker meeting house. 1675 for Bray Doyley. Coursed squared marlstone with some ashlar dressings and wooden lintels; concrete plain-tile roof with rebuilt ashlar gable stack. Single range. One storey plus loft galleries. Symmetrical front has a central doorway with double doors flanked by large 3-light leaded casements, all with stop-chamfered lintels; right end and both gables have similar casements. Steep-pitched roof has stone gable parapets with moulded projecting kneelers, and has the stack to left with a renewed datestone inscribed "1675"; central gabled dormer has a moulded cornice above a 2-light leaded casement. Interior: stone-paved floor with a dais along the rear wall; C18 matchboard dado with fixed perimeter benches; winder stair leading to a 3-sided gallery carried on chamfered beams with a simple slat balustrade. The interior is complete with late C17/early C18 pine benches and represents an unusual survival. (VCH: Oxfordshire: Vol IX, p12; Buildings of England: Oxfordshire: p415)

Listing NGR: SP4651835302

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
243797
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pevsner, N, Sherwood, J , The Buildings of England: Oxfordshire, (1974), 415
Salzman, L F, The Victoria History of the County of Oxford, (1969), 12

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 20 Sep 2002
Reference: IOE01/09157/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Stanley J. Russell. Source Historic England Archive
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