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Friend's Meeting House

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

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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

Listing Date: 23 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1075910

English Heritage Legacy ID: 216361

Location: St. Helens, WA10

County: St. Helens

Electoral Ward/Division: Town Centre

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: St Helens

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: St Helens St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text

(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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