FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1308052
Date first listed:
08-Nov-1949
Statutory Address:
FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, 36, HIGH STREET, BA16 0EB

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Location

Statutory Address:
FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, 36, HIGH STREET, BA16 0EB

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

County:
Somerset
District:
Mendip (District Authority)
Parish:
Street
National Grid Reference:
ST 48502 36935

Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 06/10/2016

ST 43 NE, 10/70

STREET C.P., HIGH STREET (North side), Friends Meeting House

8.11.49

G.V.

II

Quaker Meeting House. 1850 on an earlier site, by J. Francis Cotterell of Bath. Blue lias ashlar, that to plinth quarry-faced, emphasised rusticated quoins, moulded stone eaves cornice, hipped slate roof with wide eaves, louvred square cupola to roof ridge with pyramidal lead capping and spirelet. Rectangular on plan, plain elevations. Two storey frontages; entrance frontage of 2:3 bays, tall 20-pane sash windows with cambered heads. Door opening between the bay sets; paired 2-panelled doors; projecting Tuscan portico, triangular pediment; further door opening to right, 4-panelled door; 16-pane sash windows with cambered heads on 2 floors to frontage facing High Street; door opening, 4-panelled door. Simple interior divided into 2 large rooms with panelled divider, room to North with bench, dado panelling.

(McGarvie M., Guide to Historic Street, (unpublished))

Listing NGR: ST4850236935

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
267779
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
McGarvie, M, Guide to Historic Street

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: 22 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06752/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter L. May. Source Historic England Archive
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