Friends' Meeting House, Wooldale

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  • appears on maps: 1892 [#89]
  • location: off Pell Lane, Wooldale
  • status: still exists
  • category: Quaker meeting house

A Quaker meeting house built in 1783.[1][2]

Adult education classes were held at the meeting house between 1905 and 1921.[3]

Historic England Listing

  • Grade II
  • first listed 4 August 1983
  • listing entry number 1134802

PELL LANE (Wooldale). Friends Meeting House, small adjoining outbuilding and boundary wall. Detached Quaker meeting house. 1783 with minor alterations. Hammer dressed stone. Quoins. Stone slate roof (turned). Ashlar stackwith moulded cap. Domed metal flue. Five bays, two being entrances to left. Windows, including fanlights have glazing bars. Interior: gallery to west on Doric columns. Balustrade with fielded panels. Extension to rear of later date. Small outbuilding also to rear of similar date to main building.


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Notes and References

  1. Chapels and Churches of the New Mill Valley (2009) by Pamela Cooksey, page 10.
  2. Yorkshire Returns of the 1851 Census of Religious Worship: Volume 3, West Riding (South) (2000) edited by John Wolffe.
  3. Chapels and Churches of the New Mill Valley (2009) by Pamela Cooksey, pages 15-16.