Makefield Meeting

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Makefield Meeting
Makefield Meeting, Dolington 1.JPG
Makefield Meeting. October 2012.
Makefield Meeting is located in Pennsylvania
Makefield Meeting
Makefield Meeting is located in the US
Makefield Meeting
LocationNortheast of Newtown at Mt. Eyre Road and Dolington Road, Upper Makefield Township, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°15′57″N 74°53′14″W / 40.26583°N 74.88722°W / 40.26583; -74.88722Coordinates: 40°15′57″N 74°53′14″W / 40.26583°N 74.88722°W / 40.26583; -74.88722
Area1.2 acres (0.49 ha)
Built1752, 1764
NRHP reference #74001758[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 18, 1974

Makefield Meeting, also known as Makefield Monthly Meeting; Meeting House at Dolington, is a historic Quaker meeting house complex located in Upper Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1752 and the second story was added in 1764. It is a two-story, six bay, stuccoed stone structure with a gable roof. The building was renovated in 1851. The complex also includes the 2 1/2-story, stuccoed stone schoolmaster's house built in 1787, and a horse shed built about 1800.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.[1] Weekly worship services are held at 10 a.m. on Sundays and 7 a.m. on Wednesdays.

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Harvey Freedenberg (June 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Makefield Meeting" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-29.

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