Friends' Meeting House, 39 High Street, Warwick

Description of this historic site

A Society of Friends' Quaker Meeting House dating to the Post Medieval period. It is still in use for worship, and is situated in the High Street, Warwick.

Notes about this historic site

1 A Meeting of Quakers was probably founded as a result of visits to Warwick by George Fox in 1655 and 1656. In 1671 a house in High Pavement was bought and a meeting-house later built there. The building was destroyed in the fire of 1694 and the present meeting-house was built on the site in the following year. It was closed in 1909 but reopened in 1949.
3 13m by 6.3m externally. Of brick with a stone plinth and quoins and a tiled roof. A cottage was built at the NW end in the 18th century. A well (PRN 2158).
4 Photograph published 1986.

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