© Mr Peter L. May
FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE, HIGH STREET (north side)
STREET, MENDIP, SOMERSET
Mr Peter L. May
22 April 2002
08 November 1949
Date of last amendment:
08 November 2049
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STREET CP HIGH STREET (North side)
10/70 Friends Meeting House
Quaker Meeting House. 1850 on an earlier site, by J. Francis Cottrell of Bath. Blue lias ashlar, that to plinth quarry
faced, emphasised rusticated quoins, moulded stone eaves cornice, hipped slate roof with wide eaves, louvred cupola to
roof ridge with pyramidal lead capping and spirelet. Rectangular on plan, plain elevations. Two storey frontages;
entrance frontage of 2:3 bays, tall 20-pane sash windows with cambered heads. Door opening between the bay sets; paired
2- panelled doors; projecting Tuscan portico, triangular pediment; further door opening to right, 4-panelled door;
16-pane sash windows with cambered heads on 2 floors to frontage facing High Street; door opening, 4-panelled door.
Simple interior divided into 2 large rooms with panelled divider, room to North with bench, dado panelling. (McGarvie
M., Guide to Historic Street, unpublished).