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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1135406
English Heritage Legacy ID: 341061
Location: Kirklees, WF15
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
SE 12 SE SPENBOROUGH MB QUAKER LANE
No. 19 (Friends'
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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