Building record MYO4214 - Friends Meeting House Acomb

Summary

Former Primitive Methodist chapel built at Acomb Green in 1846 and converted to a Friends meeting house in 1912. A meeting was started in the Foresters' Hall, Acomb, in 1906. Four years later this was recognized as the Acomb Allowed Meeting. The Primitive Methodist Chapel on Acomb Green was bought by the Friends in 1911. From 2018 Acomb Buildings Survey: 1 storey religious building. Brick, gritty render and clay pantile. Rectangular form (gable faces street) with entrance extension to left. Twin palladian windows and small 4-pane above. Stone arch above entrance. Tile string course. Condition: Overall fair. Barbed wire detracts from character. Render good, some minor cracks. Some brick damage especially lower courses and side elevations. Insensitive mortar but no major impact. Small spray graffiti on side alley elevation

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5715 5129 (14m by 15m) (2 map features)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

A meeting was started in the Foresters' Hall, Acomb, in 1906. Four years later this was recognized as the Acomb Allowed Meeting. The Primitive Methodist Chapel on Acomb Green was bought by the Friends in 1911.

Information from Acomb Buildings Survey (2018):
1 storey religious building. Brick, gritty render and clay pantile. Rectangular form (gable faces street) with entrance extension to left. Twin palladian windows and small 4-pane above. Stone arch above entrance. Tile string course. Condition: Overall fair. Barbed wire detracts from character. Render good, some minor cracks. Some brick damage especially lower courses and side elevations. Insensitive mortar but no major impact. Small spray graffiti on side alley elevation.

NMR Information:

No further description provided.

1 An inventory of nonconformist chapels and meeting-houses in the north of England 190 by Christopher Stell


2018, Acomb Buildings Survey (Survey). SYO2119.

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  • --- Survey: 2018. Acomb Buildings Survey.

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Record last edited

Mar 4 2022 11:51AM

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