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Jordans Meeting House

A Grade I Listed Building in Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1332449

English Heritage Legacy ID: 44442

Location: Chalfont St. Giles, Chiltern, Buckinghamshire, HP9

County: Buckinghamshire

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

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Listing Text

Jordans Meeting
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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