FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135406

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1984

Statutory Address: FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE, 19, QUAKER LANE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE, 19, QUAKER LANE

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

District: Kirklees (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SE 18973 24082

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

SE 12 SE SPENBOROUGH MB QUAKER LANE HIGHTOWN 3/154 No. 19 (Friends' Meeting House)

II

Detached house. Built originally c.1699 and used as a Friends' Meeting House, though very altered in C.19 and with recent refurbishment. Rendered walls. Stone slate roof. Two storeys. Near central door in recent porch. To left and right, both floors, is C.19. 2-light sash window. Outshut to rear.

General Quarter Sessions of the West Riding, held at Wakefield on 11th January 1699 ordered that the newly erected house be recorded as a place of religious worship. The house became the focal point of Quaker activity in the area.

David Blamires, A History of Quakerism in Liversedge & Scholes, c.1974.

Listing NGR: SE1897324082

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 341061

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Blamires, D, A History of Quakerism in Liversedge and Scholes, (1974)

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