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Latitude: 51.6096 / 51°36'34"N
Longitude: -0.5941 / 0°35'38"W
OS Eastings: 497452
OS Northings: 191021
OS Grid: SU974910
Mapcode National: GBR F72.0MY
Mapcode Global: VHFSP.NS9Y
Entry Name: Jordans Meeting House
Listing Date: 22 December 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1332449
English Heritage Legacy ID: 44442
Location: Chalfont St. Giles, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP9
Civil Parish: Chalfont St Giles
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Seer Green and Jordans
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
CHALFONT ST GILES WELDERS LANE
SU 99 SE 2/67 22.12.58
1688 (formerly incised on cornice). Red brick, hipped old tile roof with coved
cornice. Left hand section containing meeting room is one storeyed with 2 cross
mullion diamond lattice casements with flat arches and panelled shutters. Four
panel 2 fold door with astragal moulding and oblong 2-light wood mullion fan.
Right hand section is 2 storeyed with paired casements. Panelled shutters.
Ground floor flat arches. Altered 1717 (incised on brick on north wall). Interior:
meeting room has original panelling. Gallery dated 1733.
In graveyard immediately outside are buried William Penn and members of his
family and Thomas Ellwood (diarist, prominent Quaker and friend of John Mitton).
This meeting house by reason of its antiquity and its associations with William
Penn and the early Quakers has very great historical interest.
RCHM I, 82 Monument 2, and VCH III, p 185.
Listing NGR: SU9745491022
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