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FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE

List entry Number: 1135406

Location

FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE, 19, QUAKER LANE

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

County:

District: Kirklees

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Jan-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 341061

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SE 18973 24082

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