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Quaker Burial Ground Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Claife, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.3739 / 54°22'26"N

Longitude: -2.9888 / 2°59'19"W

OS Eastings: 335864

OS Northings: 498052

OS Grid: SD358980

Mapcode National: GBR 7KKV.QV

Mapcode Global: WH82L.2B17

Entry Name: Quaker Burial Ground Walls

Listing Date: 25 March 1970

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 76736

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

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Listing Text

CLAIFE COLTHOUSE
SD 39 NE
Quaker Burial Ground
6/31 Walls
25.3.70
II

Burial ground walls. 1658 with later extensions to south, now enclosing area
approx 15m x 40m. Stone rubble walls to 4 sides, with entrance to north. Inner
face of north wall has stone benches; remains of similar benches to inner face
of east wall to north end. Entrance has stone lintel with slate dripcourse and
C20 paired doors. Land bought in 1658; indenture describing burial ground dated
1669. This is a very early example of a burial ground of the Society of
Friends.


Listing NGR: SD3586498052

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