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FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE

List entry Number: 1308052

Location

FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, 36, HIGH STREET, BA16 0EB

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

County: Somerset

District: Mendip

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Street

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Nov-1949

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 267779

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List entry Description

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History

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(McGarvie M., Guide to Historic Street, (unpublished))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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
McGarvie, M, Guide to Historic Street

National Grid Reference: ST 48502 36935

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