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Friends' Meeting House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Ettington, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.136 / 52°8'9"N

Longitude: -1.6102 / 1°36'36"W

OS Eastings: 426773

OS Northings: 248701

OS Grid: SP267487

Mapcode National: GBR 5P1.1Q7

Mapcode Global: VHBY8.1KLX

Entry Name: Friends' Meeting House

Listing Date: 6 February 1952

Last Amended: 27 April 2000

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382580

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482964

Location: Ettington, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

District: Stratford-on-Avon

Civil Parish: Ettington

Built-Up Area: Ettington

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Ettington

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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Listing Text



(West side)
Friends' Meeting House
(Formerly Listed as:
Friend's Meeting House)


Quaker meeting house. 1684-9 with minor alterations of 1894
and c1980 addition. Coursed limestone rubble with flush
ironstone quoins and ashlar dressings; steeply pitched
graduated slate roof with coped gables. Small rectangular
EXTERIOR: south-west front has 2 windows and entrance under
continuous timber lintel; entrance to right end has 1976 plank
door, replacing original now preserved inside, and heavy
door-frame; 3-light windows with heavy pegged frames and
leaded glazing; opening lights with wrought-iron window
fasteners. 3-light recessed-chamfered-mullioned window to
right return, which has alternate narrow rubble courses.
INTERIOR: flag floors and C19 wall benches and earlier side
benches; 2 original high-backed benches to one end, the higher
with enriched bench ends; lower parts of 2 trusses with low
collars visible below plaster ceiling. Left return has
projecting late C20 breeze-block addition with hipped slate
roof with gablet and wide eaves over oriel and recessed porch
to right.
A good example of a very early meeting house.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Warwickshire: Harmondsworth:
1966-: 291; An Inventory of Non-con Chapels and Mtg Houses in
Cent England: Herefs, Warks and Worcs (extracted from above):
1986-: 233-4).

Listing NGR: SP2677348701

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