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place:- Thornyland Meeting House
place:- Solport Meeting House
locality:- Thornyland
parish Solport parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
meeting house; quaker meeting; burial ground; quaker burial ground
coordinates:- NY45797389
10Km square:- NY47
References Butler 1978

1Km square NY4573

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 7)

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 / Grave Yard
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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labelled:-
Solport / 0.4
meeting day Wednesday

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

source:- see:- : : Quaker Administrative History

SOLPORT, Cumb, after 1974 Cumbr ... NY458739
c1698-1740 ... Burgh (Moorhouse) MM
1740-c1870 ... Carlisle MM
THORNYLAND, Cumb, after 1974 Cumbr ... see SOLPORT

placename:- Solport Meeting House
other name:- Thornyland Meeting House
locality:- Burgh Monthly Meeting
locality:- Carlisle Monthly Meeting
coordinates:- NY458739

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:- Thornyland Meeting House
locality:- Carlisle Monthly Meeting
date:- 1974
period:- 1970s

database:- Listed Buildings 2010

Listed Buildings 2010

courtesy of English Heritage
THORNYLAND QUAKER MEETING HOUSE AND ATTACHED STABLE / / / SOLPORT / CARLISLE / CUMBRIA / II / 78167 / NY4578473896
courtesy of English Heritage
Redundant Quaker Meeting House. 1773 replacing Meeting House on same site, reused datestone 1698 in end wall came from earlier building. Rendered walls with raised red sandstone quoins; hipped green slate roof. Single storey, 3 bays; stable extension to right. Plank door in plain stone surround with segmental arch. Leaded-pane windows in quoined surrounds with segmental arches. Stable has plank door and small opening to right. Internal screen has small sash shutters to divide off the women's meeting house. See David M. Butler, Quaker Meeting Houses of the Lake Counties, 1978, pp13-15.

placename:- Thornyland Quaker Meeting
district:- Carlisle
stable -- listed building
coordinates:- NY45787389
date:- 2010
period:- 2010s

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