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Former Friends Meeting House and School, Toadhole Furnace

A Grade II Listed Building in Shirland and Higham, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.1083 / 53°6'29"N

Longitude: -1.4201 / 1°25'12"W

OS Eastings: 438919

OS Northings: 356947

OS Grid: SK389569

Mapcode National: GBR 6BT.1SW

Mapcode Global: WHDG2.541F

Entry Name: Former Friends Meeting House and School, Toadhole Furnace

Listing Date: 5 February 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1087784

English Heritage Legacy ID: 79453

Location: Shirland and Higham, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE55

County: Derbyshire

District: North East Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Shirland and Higham

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Shirland St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Listing Text

SK 35 NE

(South Side)
Former Friends Meeting House and School, Toadhole Furnace


Friends Meeting House and school. 1743. Coursed sandstone rubble, gritstone
dressings. Slate roofs. Stone gable end stack to Meeting House. Single bay,
single storey meeting house to east. Two storey, single bay school house to west
with flight of stone steps between the buildings. Meeting House has 2-light
flush mullion window with C20 leaded lights to east. Quoined, flush doorcase
to west with lintel inscribed 'Matthew Hopkinson 1743' in incised plaque. West
gable wall has 2-light flush mullion and flights of steps up to plain doorcase
with plank door. Interior has gallery to west. School house lower with four
centred arch, quoined doorcase to west gable wall. Two glazing bar sashes in
flush surrounds above.

Listing NGR: SK3891956947

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