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Friends Meeting House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wigton, Cumbria

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 72059

Location: Wigton, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA7

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

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

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Listing Text

NY 2548 WIGTON WEST STREET
(North side) Wigton

14/104 Friends Meeting House
1/4/67
II

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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