FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1158162
Date first listed:
27-May-1954
Statutory Address:
FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, NORTH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, NORTH STREET

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

District:
Central Bedfordshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Leighton-Linslade
National Grid Reference:
SP 92188 25266

Details

SP 9225 SW 1/55 5125

NORTH STREET (West Side), LEIGHTON BUZZARD Friends' Meeting House

27.5.54.

II GV

Set back from road in courtyard. 1789. Local bond of vitreous headers, hipped old tiled roof. Single storey, plinth, cornice moulding. 2 sash windows with glazing bars and 2 double light leaded wood mullion and transom casement windows Later central wooden porch with open pediment and elliptical arch leading to 2 fold door. Left central C19 door of 6 flush panels in architrave surround under open pedimented hood on cut brackets. Largely unaltered interior divided into 2 main rooms by wooden screen double hung like a sash window. Each room retains original pine seats and dados. An unusually well preserved example of an early Quaker meeting house.

Nos 27 to 31 (odd) form a group with the Friends Meeting House.

Listing NGR: SP9218825266

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
35703
Legacy System:
LBS

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: 03 Apr 2005
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