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Friend's Meeting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Town Centre, St. Helens

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4518 / 53°27'6"N

Longitude: -2.7321 / 2°43'55"W

OS Eastings: 351477

OS Northings: 395251

OS Grid: SJ514952

Mapcode National: GBR 9XCJ.9C

Mapcode Global: WH875.0H8N

Entry Name: Friend's Meeting House

Location: St. Helens, WA10

County: St. Helens

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Locality: Town Centre

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216361

Source ID: 1075910

Listing Text

SJ 59 NW ST. HELENS CHURCH STREET
(north side)

4/71 Friends' Meeting
- House

- II


Meeting house. 1679-92, altered 1763. Stone with stone
slate roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Drip mould over ground
floor. Windows have double-chamfered mullions, those to
ground floor of 5:3:5 lights and those to 1st floor of 6 and
3 lights. All have leaded glazing tied back to iron bars.
Segmental-headed entrance between 2nd and 3rd windows has
sundial over dated 1753. Left return has large projecting
stack. Right return has 7-light window with transom and
label mould, possibly C18 or later. C20 extension to rear.
Interior of no special interest. Oldest meeting house still
in use in the Historic County of Lancashire, Pevsner,
Buildings of England, South Lancashire, p385.


Listing NGR: SJ5147795251

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