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Friends Meeting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Leighton Buzzard, Central Bedfordshire

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Latitude: 51.9183 / 51°55'5"N

Longitude: -0.661 / 0°39'39"W

OS Eastings: 492188

OS Northings: 225266

OS Grid: SP921252

Mapcode National: GBR F33.MQK

Mapcode Global: VHFR9.H1FR

Entry Name: Friends Meeting House

Listing Date: 27 May 1954

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1158162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35703

Location: Leighton-Linslade, Central Bedfordshire, LU7

County: Central Bedfordshire

Civil Parish: Leighton-Linslade

Built-Up Area: Leighton Buzzard

Traditional County: Bedfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Bedfordshire

Church of England Parish: Leighton Buzzard

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Listing Text

SP 9225 SW 1/55

Friends' Meeting House



Set back from road in courtyard. 1789. Local bond of vitreous headers, hipped old tiled roof. Single storey, plinth, cornice moulding. 2 sash windows with glazing bars and 2 double light leaded wood mullion and transom casement windows Later central wooden porch with open pediment and elliptical arch leading to 2 fold door. Left central C19 door of 6 flush panels in architrave surround under open pedimented hood on cut brackets. Largely unaltered interior divided into 2 main rooms by wooden screen double hung like a sash window. Each room retains original pine seats and dados. An unusually well preserved example of an early Quaker meeting house.

Nos 27 to 31 (odd) form a group with the Friends Meeting House.

Listing NGR: SP9218825266

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