Hartwell, C., (2015). Friends Meeting House, Preston, Historic Building Record. London: Architectural History Practice Ltd.

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Friends Meeting House, Preston, Historic Building Record
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Architectural History Practice Ltd unpublished report series
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https://doi.org/10.5284/1035410
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Statement of Significance: The meeting house is of low-key design typical of the inter-war period. It has an attractive appearance with a spacious interior and good amenities. Evidential value: The meeting house is of one principal phase and constructed of materials and in a style typical of the day. It is of low evidential significance Historical value:The building is typical of inter-war architecture style adopting a traditional approach with somewhat Arts and Crafts touches. The building illustrates the resources of Friends in Preston at the time, and pressures which encouraged moving from the town centre to the suburbs. The building is of low historic significance. Aesthetic value: The building is fairly attractive, with a few Arts and Crafts touches, combined with a broadly Tudor or Elizabethan style. It has low-medium aesthetic significance. Communal value: The meeting house has a distinctive style within the street scene, while matching local housing in terms of building materials and scale. There are community allotment plots and the hall is well used by local groups. The meeting house has medium communal value.
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Clare Hartwell
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Architectural History Practice Ltd
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Historic England (OASIS Reviewer)
Lancashire SMR (OASIS Reviewer)
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2015
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Site: Friends Meeting House, St George's Road
County: LANCASHIRE
District: PRESTON
Parish: PRESTON
Country: England
Grid Reference: 354314, 430558 (Easting, Northing)
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Find: NONE None
Monus: FRIENDS MEETING HOUSE Modern
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OASIS Id: architec1-230409
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01 Feb 2018
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