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place:- Mosedale Meeting House
locality:- Mosedale
parish Mungrisdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
meeting house; quaker meeting; chapel; quaker burial ground; burial ground
coordinates:- NY35683223
10Km square:- NY33

1Km square NY3532


meeting house, Mosedale -- Mosedale -- Mungrisdale -- Cumbria / -- 4.2.2006

meeting house, Mosedale -- Mosedale -- Mungrisdale -- Cumbria / -- Over the door:- -- '1702 FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE' -- 4.2.2006

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 95:-
... Mossdale, where there is a Quakers' meeting-house, at the foot of Carrick Fell, is not more pleasantly situated than Grisdale; indeed, the tourist now comes upon a portion of country wild and desolate in the extreme, ...
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

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.
thumbnail BKH2Cldb, button to large image
Mosedale / 0.5
meeting day Thursday

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

source:- see:- : : Quaker Administrative History

MOSEDALE, Cumb, after 1974 Cumbr ... NY356327
1668-1831 ... Caldbeck MM
1831-1864 ... Carlisle MM
1977- ... Carlisle & Holm MM

placename:- Mosedale Meeting House
locality:- Caldbeck Monthly Meeting
locality:- Carlisle Monthly Meeting
locality:- Carlisle and Holm Monthly Meeting
coordinates:- NY356327

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 PR1515, button to large image

placename:- Mosedale Meeting House
locality:- Caldbeck Monthly Meeting
date:- 1978
period:- 1970s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Friends' Meeting House/tearoom, with adjoining stables. On C17 site, rebuilding dated over entrance 1702 with C19 inscription FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE; 1970's extension. Partly rendered mixed limestone and slate rubble, stables with flush sandstone quoins. Graduated greenslate roofs. Single-storey 3-bay meeting house with C20 single-bay extension under common roof; C18 right-angled extension to right and lower stable to left, making overall L-shape. Facade to road has plank door in chamfered surround. Stable has plank door to right and small opening to left. Rear of meeting house has 2-light stone-mullioned windows, with matching window in C20 extension and similar contemporary window in side wall of the C18 extension. Interior retains much of its original fitting although used as a tearoom. C18 benches, wooden panelling behind railed minister's gallery. Roof trusses supported on 2 sandstone columns. Windows retain chains for pulling up internal shutters from the outside. Meetings were discontinued in 1913 and it was used as a Church of England chapel from 1936-1970. See David Butler, Quaker Meeting Houses of the Lake Counties, 1978 pp73-76, plans and drawings.
district:- Eden
listed building -- stable
coordinates:- NY35693223
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

tiny photograph, 
button to large meeting house, Mosedale -- Mosedale -- Mungrisdale -- Cumbria / -- Burial ground, -- NY35733224 (at) -- 9.8.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large meeting house, Mosedale -- Mosedale -- Mungrisdale -- Cumbria / -- Burial ground, gate -- NY35733224 (at) -- 9.8.2011

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