Narthwaite

  • Description

    Built 1823. Closed 1907. This is a rare type of bank barn found only in Westmorland and in those parts of the USA to which Westmorland Friends emigrated. The meeting room was built by erecting a wall across one end of the upper floor and lighting it with a single window. The furniture consists of simple backless benches. This is unique in that it is the only example of a meeting room of this kind still standing in Britain.
  • Owner

    Britain Quaker Meeting Houses
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs License
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/98826199@N00/4964219898/
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 3 months ago
    Viewed: 175 times
    Picture Taken: 2010-09-04T15:07:43
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