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Latitude: 54.8242 / 54°49'26"N
Longitude: -3.1633 / 3°9'47"W
OS Eastings: 325356
OS Northings: 548322
OS Grid: NY253483
Mapcode National: GBR 6DBN.YG
Mapcode Global: WH6Z7.C0WK
Entry Name: Friends Meeting House
Listing Date: 1 April 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1327171
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72059
Location: Wigton, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7
Civil Parish: Wigton
Built-Up Area: Wigton
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: Wigton St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 2548 WIGTON WEST STREET
(North side) Wigton
14/104 Friends Meeting House
Friends Meeting House. Dated 1830 over side entrance, probably by William
Alderson. Snecked red sandstone ashlar with heavy cornice and broad angle
pilasters on chamfered plinth. Hipped slate roof. Single-storey, 3-bay
facade. Large sash windows with glazing bars in eared pilastered surrounds.
Flanking incised rendered screen walls have panelled doors in pilastered
surrounds, that to left giving access to graveyard and that to right giving
access to 2 side entrances under a colonnade on slender cast-iron columns.
2-storey, single-bay extension to right has external stone steps to former
upper-floor schoolroom. See David M. Butler, Quaker Meeting Houses of the Lake
Counties, 1978, pp23-28.
Listing NGR: NY2535648322
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