Quaker Meeting House

QUAKER MEETING HOUSE WITH ATTACHED LODGES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: QUAKER MEETING HOUSE WITH ATTACHED LODGES List entry Number: 1135475

Location

QUAKER MEETING HOUSE WITH ATTACHED LODGES, PONTEFRACT ROAD Grade: II*
Date first listed: 25-Mar-1968
Date of most recent amendment: 11-May-1988

Details

ACKWORTH PONTEFRACT ROAD SE41NW (west side) Low Ackworth 2/20 Quaker Meeting House 25.3.1968 with attached lodge (formerly listed as “Quaker Meeting House”) GV II*

Quaker Meeting House. 1847. Sandstone ashlar, slate roof. Rectangular plan 3 x 5 bays. Two storeys, in Classical style; symmetrical; pedimented 3-bay entrance front covered at ground floor by Tuscan colonnade of coupled columns with plain entablature (continued to right as facade of lodge – see below); 3 doorways at ground floor, and three 12-pane sashes at 1st floor; with architraves, dentilled pediment, and an oculus within it; apex chimney (or pedestal to former bellcote?). Return walls and rear in matching style. Lodge attached at front right- hand corner, 2 x 2 bays and one storey, is incorporated within the colonnade, but with pilasters and semi-columns, has a narrow central doorway recessed between a pair of semi- columns, and a 12-pane sash in each side bay; right-hand return wall has coupled pilasters to left and right, a single pilaster in the centre, and similar windows. Interior: of Meeting House has a horseshoe gallery supported on slender iron columns, and at the rear end a raised floor approached by steps to left and right, and protected by plain panelling with ramped handrail.

National Grid Reference: SE 44147 17281

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