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Friends' Meeting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Liversedge, Kirklees

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7128 / 53°42'46"N

Longitude: -1.714 / 1°42'50"W

OS Eastings: 418973

OS Northings: 424082

OS Grid: SE189240

Mapcode National: GBR JTGH.QS

Mapcode Global: WHC9P.NY01

Entry Name: Friends' Meeting House

Listing Date: 13 January 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135406

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341061

Location: Kirklees, WF15

County: Kirklees

Electoral Ward/Division: Liversedge and Gomersal

Built-Up Area: Liversedge

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hightown St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

SE 12 SE SPENBOROUGH MB QUAKER LANE
HIGHTOWN
3/154
No. 19 (Friends'
Meeting House)

II


Detached house. Built originally c.1699 and used as a Friends' Meeting
House, though very altered in C.19 and with recent refurbishment.
Rendered walls. Stone slate roof. Two storeys. Near central
door in recent porch. To left and right, both floors, is C.19.
2-light sash window. Outshut to rear.

General Quarter Sessions of the West Riding, held at Wakefield on 11th
January 1699 ordered that the newly erected house be recorded as a place
of religious worship. The house became the focal point of Quaker
activity in the area.

David Blamires, A History of Quakerism in Liversedge & Scholes, c.1974.


Listing NGR: SE1897324082

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