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place:- Allonby Meeting House
locality:- Allonby
parish Allonby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
meeting house; quaker meeting
coordinates:- NY08154337
10Km square:- NY04
References Butler 1978

1Km square NY0843

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 35)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.
Friends Meeting House
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

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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Allonby / 7.5
meeting day Thursday
nearby market day Saturday

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

source:- see:- : : Quaker Administrative History

ALLONBY, Cumb, after 1974 Cumbr ... NY082435
1668-1964 ... Holm MM
1965-1990 ... Carlisle & Holm MM

placename:- Allonby Meeting House
locality:- Holm Monthly Meeting
locality:- Carlisle and Holm Monthly Meeting
coordinates:- NY082435

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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placename:- Allonby Meeting House
locality:- Holm Monthly Meeting
date:- 1978
period:- 1970s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
courtesy of English Heritage
Cottage now Quaker Meeting House. C17 cottage converted to meeting house 1703 and extended 1732. Painted rendered walls, under graduated greenslate roof. Single-storey, 2-bay former cottage with lower 2-bay extension to left. Panelled door with overlight in pilastered doorcase under pediment. Blank front and side walls. Rear has sash windows with glazing bars in painted stone surrounds. Interior has panelled screen separating Women's and Men's rooms. See D.M. Butler, Quaker Meeting Houses of the Lake Counties, 1978, pp.32-34.
district:- Allerdale
listed building
coordinates:- NY08164337
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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