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Friends' Meeting House and Adjoining Stables

A Grade II Listed Building in Mungrisdale, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.6811 / 54°40'51"N

Longitude: -2.9989 / 2°59'56"W

OS Eastings: 335692

OS Northings: 532236

OS Grid: NY356322

Mapcode National: GBR 7GH9.JR

Mapcode Global: WH810.XL4S

Entry Name: Friends' Meeting House and Adjoining Stables

Listing Date: 11 January 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1137704

English Heritage Legacy ID: 73545

Location: Mungrisdale, Eden, Cumbria, CA11

County: Cumbria

District: Eden

Civil Parish: Mungrisdale

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Mungrisdale

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


3/24 Friends' Meeting
House and adjoining


Friends' Meeting House/tearoom, with adjoining stables. On C17 site, rebuilding
dated over entrance 1702 with C19 inscription FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE; 1970's
extension. Partly rendered mixed limestone and slate rubble, stables with flush
sandstone quoins. Graduated greenslate roofs. Single-storey 3-bay meeting
house with C20 single-bay extension under common roof; C18 right-angled
extension to right and lower stable to left, making overall L-shape. Facade to
road has plank door in chamfered surround. Stable has plank door to right and
small opening to left. Rear of meeting house has 2-light stone-mullioned
windows, with matching window in C20 extension and similar contemporary window
in side wall of the C18 extension. Interior retains much of its original
fitting although used as a tearoom. C18 benches, wooden panelling behind railed
minister's gallery. Roof trusses supported on 2 sandstone columns. Windows
retain chains for pulling up internal shutters from the outside. Meetings were
discontinued in 1913 and it was used as a Church of England chapel from
1936-1970. See David Butler, Quaker Meeting Houses of the Lake Counties, 1978
pp73-76, plans and drawings.

Listing NGR: NY3569232236

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