This is an early example of what might be considered a one-story Welsh meetinghouse type that contrasts with the two-story English meetinghouses of Bucks and Montgomery counties. It probably began as a single room of the Old Haverford type ( DE38). A folding wood partition was added at the time that the double meetinghouse became fashionable and was reincorporated when the building was doubled in 1801. Unlike other meetinghouses, when the Orthodox–Hicksite schism fragmented the Society of Friends in 1827, the two groups managed to accommodate each other here by dividing the building with the Hicksite group meeting in the west half and the Orthodox in the east half. The exterior is simply fashioned of roughly quarried local stone.
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