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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.


List entry Number: 1332449



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

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Chiltern

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Chalfont St. Giles

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 22-Dec-1958

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 44442

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CHALFONT ST GILES WELDERS LANE 1. 5134 Jordans Meeting House SU 99 SE 2/67 22.12.58

I 2. 1688 (formerly incised on cornice). Red brick, hipped old tile roof with coved cornice. Left hand section containing meeting room is one storeyed with 2 cross mullion diamond lattice casements with flat arches and panelled shutters. Four panel 2 fold door with astragal moulding and oblong 2-light wood mullion fan. Right hand section is 2 storeyed with paired casements. Panelled shutters. Ground floor flat arches. Altered 1717 (incised on brick on north wall). Interior: meeting room has original panelling. Gallery dated 1733. In graveyard immediately outside are buried William Penn and members of his family and Thomas Ellwood (diarist, prominent Quaker and friend of John Mitton). This meeting house by reason of its antiquity and its associations with William Penn and the early Quakers has very great historical interest. RCHM I, 82 Monument 2, and VCH III, p 185.

Listing NGR: SU9745491022

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Page, W, The Victoria History of the County of Buckingham, (1908), 185
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume One South, (1912)

National Grid Reference: SU 97452 91021


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