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Quaker Meeting House with Attached Lodges

A Grade II* Listed Building in Low Ackworth, Wakefield

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Latitude: 53.6502 / 53°39'0"N

Longitude: -1.3336 / 1°20'0"W

OS Eastings: 444147

OS Northings: 417281

OS Grid: SE441172

Mapcode National: GBR MV47.27

Mapcode Global: WHDCD.HJ61

Entry Name: Quaker Meeting House with Attached Lodges

Listing Date: 25 March 1968

Last Amended: 11 May 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1135475

English Heritage Legacy ID: 342620

Location: Ackworth, Wakefield, WF7

County: Wakefield

Civil Parish: Ackworth

Built-Up Area: Low Ackworth

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Ackworth St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Listing Text

(west side) Low
2/20 Quaker Meeting House
25.3.1968 with attached lodge
(formerly listed as
"Quaker Meeting House")

Quaker Meeting House. 1847. Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. Rectangular plan
3 x 5 bays. Two storeys, in Classical style; symmetrical; pedimented 3-bay
entrance front covered at ground floor by Tuscan colonnade of coupled columns
with plain entablature (continued to right as facade of lodge - see below); 3
doorways at ground floor, and three 12-pane sashes at 1st floor; with
architraves, dentilled pediment, and an oculus within it; apex chimney (or
pedestal to former bellcote?). Return walls and rear in matching style.
Lodge attached at front right-hand corner, 2 x 2 bays and one storey, is
incorporated within the colonnade, but with pilasters and semi-columns, has a
narrow central doorway recessed between a pair of semi-columns, and a 12-pane
sash in each side bay; right-hand return wall has coupled pilasters to left
and right, a single pilaster in the centre, and similar windows.
Interior: of Meeting House has a horseshoe gallery supported on slender iron
columns, and at the rear end a raised floor approached by steps to left and
right, and protected by plain panelling with ramped handrail.

Listing NGR: SE4414717281

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

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