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place:- Wigton Meeting House
locality:- Wigton
parish Wigton parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
meeting house; quaker meeting
coordinates:- NY25364832
10Km square:- NY24
References Butler 1978

1Km square NY2548


meeting house, Wigton -- Wigton -- Wigton -- Cumbria / -- 26.7.2008

meeting house, Wigton -- Wigton -- Wigton -- Cumbria / -- 26.7.2008

old map:- Backhouse 1773

Map of the Meetings belonging to the Quarterly Meetings of Lancaster, Westmorland, Cumberland, Northumberland, Durham and York, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by James Backhouse, engraved by Thomas Kitchin, published by James Backhouse, Darlington, Durham, 1773.
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Wigton / 3.4
meeting day Wednesday
nearby market day Tuesday

other name:- Wigton meeting
locality:- Wigton
locality:- Wigton
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1773
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

source:- see:- : : Quaker Administrative History

WIGTON, Cumb, after 1974 Cumbr ... NY254484
1668-1964 ... Holm MM
1965- ... Carlisle & Holm MM

placename:- Wigton Meeting House
locality:- Holm Monthly Meeting
locality:- Carlisle and Holm Monthly Meeting
coordinates:- NY254484

drawing:- Butler 1978

courtesy of David Butler
Quaker Meeting Houses of the Lake Counties by David M Butler, published by the Friends Historical Society, 1978; ISBN 0 85245 128 8 (pbk)
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thumbnail PR1493, button to large image

placename:- Wigton Meeting House
locality:- Holm Monthly Meeting
date:- 1974
period:- 1970s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Friends Meeting House. Dated 1830 over side entrance, probably by William Alderson. Snecked red sandstone ashlar with heavy cornice and broad angle pilasters on chamfered plinth. Hipped slate roof. Single-storey, 3-bay facade. Large sash windows with glazing bars in eared pilastered surrounds. Flanking incised rendered screen walls have panelled doors in pilastered surrounds, that to left giving access to graveyard and that to right giving access to 2 side entrances under a colonnade on slender cast-iron columns. 2-storey, single-bay extension to right has external stone steps to former upper-floor schoolroom. See David M. Butler, Quaker Meeting Houses of the Lake Counties, 1978, pp23-28.
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY25354832
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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