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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1382580
English Heritage Legacy ID: 482964
Location: Ettington, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37
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
Friends' Meeting House
(Formerly Listed as:
ROAD TO MORETON-IN-MARSH
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
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):
Listing NGR: SP2677348701
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