FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123465

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 17-May-1985

Statutory Address: FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE, BROOK STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE, BROOK STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Great Bardfield

National Grid Reference: TL 67593 30562

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History

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 27/01/2016

TL 6730 8/150

GREAT BARDFIELD, BROOK STREET (north side), Friends' Meeting House

(Formerly listed under High Street)

21.12.67

II

Meeting house. Built 1806, extended late C20. Timber-framed on a brick plinth, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Rectangular plan facing East. East elevation, 3 high original sashes of 16 lights, with crown glass. Double doors with shallow hood on scrolled brackets. Roof hipped. A mid C19 extension was demolished and replaced in the 1980s by a two-storey extension of rendered concrete blocks with a half-hipped roof towards the road and a flat-roofed link containing the entrance and toilets. The interior is divided into 2 areas by a full-height screen of pine, the lower panels removable, the upper panels sliding vertically on sash cords, to form one almost unobstructed area when required, all original. At the N end is a dais and elders' bench, of which only the back panels and pine balusters at either end survive; the terminal balusters of these are turned, the others plain. Pine dado, rising at the N. end. There are fixed wall benches on the other three sides.

Listing NGR: TL6759330562

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 115289

Legacy System: LBS

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