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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
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
SP 9225 SW 1/55
NORTH STREET (West Side),
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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