History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Friends' Meeting House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Claife, Cumbria

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 54.375 / 54°22'30"N

Longitude: -2.9885 / 2°59'18"W

OS Eastings: 335887

OS Northings: 498174

OS Grid: SD358981

Mapcode National: GBR 7KKV.TF

Mapcode Global: WH82L.296C

Entry Name: Friends' Meeting House

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087266

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76732

Location: Claife, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA22

County: Cumbria

District: South Lakeland

Civil Parish: Claife

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Hawkshead St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

Find accommodation in
Hawkshead

Listing Text

CLAIFE COLTHOUSE
SD 39 NE
Friends' Meeting
6/27
House
25.3.70
II*

Meeting house. 1688 with later alterations. Roughcast with some slate hanging
and slate roof. 3 bays, the 3rd bay with lst floor, and low wing to right
return. 1st 2 bays have tall sashed windows with glazing bars, inserted in
1790. 3rd bay has window with small-paned fixed glazing and opening pane under
dripcourse; sashed window above. Large gabled porch has segmental-arched
opening with 2-light casement above, with leaded glazing. Gable-end stack and
small wing with C20 door and casement. Left return has 2 double-chamfered
cross-mullion windows under label mould with slate hanging over, and roughcast
apex. Rear has one 3-light double-chamfered mullioned window with transom to
1st bay. Interior: Porch has wide-boarded doors with wood locks and strap
hinges to meeting room and schoolroom. To left, hat pegs; to right wide-boarded
doors with H-L hinges, one to stair. Meeting room has beams with stepped stops
and fielded panelling and possibly later dais. Partition to schoolroom with
balustrade to gallery above; upper panels can be slid up to screen off gallery.
Schoolroom has fielded panelling and fixed benches; upper panels to partition
can be lifted up to open room into meeting room. Small stone fireplace.
Winding stair to gallery has plank and muntin panelling. .


Listing NGR: SD3588798174

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.