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Friends Meeting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Denby Dale, Kirklees

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Latitude: 53.5633 / 53°33'48"N

Longitude: -1.6809 / 1°40'51"W

OS Eastings: 421232

OS Northings: 407461

OS Grid: SE212074

Mapcode National: GBR JWP7.WC

Mapcode Global: WHCBH.4PTM

Plus Code: 9C5WH879+8J

Entry Name: Friends Meeting House

Listing Date: 29 March 1965

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1313329

English Heritage Legacy ID: 341320

ID on this website: 101313329

Location: High Flatts, Kirklees, West Yorkshire, HD8

County: Kirklees

Civil Parish: Denby Dale

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Denby St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Leeds

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Friends Meeting House

Quaker Meeting House. Probably early C19, though earlier origin. Hammer
dressed stone. Quoins. Stone slate roof with paired gutter brackets.
Thinly coursed rubble to rear, part of earlier building. Good ashlar
stack with cornice. Tall single storey meeting room, two storeys to
left. 4 bays with large 24-pane sash windows with crown glass. Square
stone porch with single stone slab roof. Double, panelled door with
semi-circular fanlight with radial glazing bars. Reset door lintel at
rear inscribed: B

Interior: the meeting room has contemporary furniture. Loose benches
arranged around centre. At front, tiers of fixed benches with fielded
panelled backs. Gallery at rear with similar panelled front and
shutters, on two cast iron columns. Central wrought iron candelabra.

1st meeting said to have been founded by John Firth circa 1700.

Listing NGR: SE2123207461

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