FERNS HILL QUAKERS MEET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202340
Date first listed:
04-Mar-1977
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
FERNS HILL, KINGS WESTON ROAD
Statutory Address:
QUAKERS MEET, KINGS WESTON ROAD

Map

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QUAKERS MEET
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Location

Statutory Address:
FERNS HILL, KINGS WESTON ROAD
Statutory Address:
QUAKERS MEET, KINGS WESTON ROAD

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

District:
City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 54938 78145

Details

BRISTOL

ST57NW KINGS WESTON ROAD, Lawrence Weston 901-1/52/1569 (North side) 04/03/77 Ferns Hill and Quakers Meet (Formerly Listed as: KINGS WESTON ROAD Ferns Hill)

GV II

Quaker meeting house, now part of an attached pair of houses. 1718 meeting house, 1780 house, C19 extensions. Roughcast rubble with a hipped pantile roof. L-shaped house with the meeting house in the angle, double-depth plan. Single storey; 3-window range meeting house, 2-storey; 4-window range house. The early C18 meeting house to the middle of the SE front has a central semicircular-arched doorway with a dated lintel and fanlight, and flanking windows with moulded architraves and 16/16 sashes with thick glazing bars, that to the left opened up to form a doorway to Ferns Hill; steep hipped roof. The late C18 house has a parapet with a moulded coping, formerly to corner pilasters; mostly C19 tripartite sashes, a cast-iron verandah to the left and a cast-iron balcony in the left return. INTERIOR: traces of a domed ceiling in the meeting house; Ferns Hill has a C18 vaulted stone cellar and well, a dogleg stair with column-on-vase balusters, ramped rail and curtail, and C19 plaster decoration. A meeting house was on the site from 1670, and meetings ceased in 1893. (An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels...in Central England: Stell C: Gloucestershire: London: 1986-: 65).

Listing NGR: ST5493878145

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
379899
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Nonconformist Chapels and Meeting Houses in Central England, (1986), 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.

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Apr 2007
Reference: IOE01/16243/17
Rights: Copyright IoE Ms Ruth Povey. Source Historic England Archive
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