FORMER QUAKER MEETING HOUSE BEHIND NUMBERS 87 AND 89 HIGH STREET

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1253660

Date first listed: 09-Dec-1955

Date of most recent amendment: 19-May-1986

Statutory Address: FORMER QUAKER MEETING HOUSE BEHIND NUMBERS 87 AND 89 HIGH STREET, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FORMER QUAKER MEETING HOUSE BEHIND NUMBERS 87 AND 89 HIGH STREET, HIGH STREET

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

County: Suffolk

District: Mid Suffolk (District Authority)

Parish: Needham Market

National Grid Reference: TM 08786 55052

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

NEEDHAM MARKET HIGH STREET (WEST) TM 0855

3/89 Former Quaker Meeting House behind Nos.87 and 9.12.55 89 High Street (formerly listed as part of No 87 and No 89 (Old Friends Meeting House ))

- II

Former Quaker Meeting House, now a store. Circa 1772 with C19 alterations. Mainly timber-framed and pebble-dashed. Slated roof (the west face re- finished in asbestos sheeting). A gable chimney of gault brick. Mainly small-pane sashes, perhaps renewed early C19. A pair of entrance doors each having 2 fielded panels, with an open porch, also original, but altered and roofed in corrugated iron; a central post in the form of a pilaster. The meeting room is little-altered, with horizontal beaded boarding and a deep loft; the balustrading was renewed C20 but a part of the staircase remains. The room beneath has a little original joinery including a screen with hatchways to the main room. The approach to the Meeting House is lined by C18 and C19 graves of the Alexander and Maw families; the headstones now rest against adjacent outbuildings. A History of Needham Market: Hugh Pagett, C.B.E.,1984.

Listing NGR: TM0878655052

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 436921

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Pagett, H, A History of Needham Market, (1984)

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