FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1157537
Date first listed:
02-Sep-1966
Statutory Address:
FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FRIENDS' MEETING HOUSE

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

District:
County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Almeley
National Grid Reference:
SO 33277 52423

Details

ALMELEY CP ALMELEY WOOTTON SO 35 SW 1/19 Friends' Meeting House 2.9.66 GV II* Meeting House. 1672 for Roger Pritchard. Restored 1957. Sandstone rubble plinth and timber-frame with plaster infill. Half-hipped tiled roof. Sandstone rubble side stack incorporating baking oven. Two structural bays aligned north-west/south-west. Two levels. North-east elevation has one window, a 3-light mid-C20 steel casement, above which is small square light. Ground floor has another steel casement of four lights to left of centre. Entry, via timber-framed porch, to right- hand return, has carved lintol to doorway and ledged door, probably C17, with strap hinges. Frame is three square panels high from cill to wall- plate. Inthrior has one truss with raking struts from collar to principals. Short two-flight staircase with moulded handrail. Square newel post with finial carved into facets. Plain flat balusters. Beneath the staircase is a ledged door, probably C17, with strap hinges. Upper level extends over north-east half of the building and has re-used oak floor boards. C20 balusters to south-east form edge of gallery aligned with sawn-off tie-beam. (BoE, p 65; RCHM, Vol III, p 6).

Listing NGR: SO3327752423

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
150388
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Inventory of Herefordshire III North West, (1934), 6
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Herefordshire, (1963), 65

Legal

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

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