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Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church

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1871–1874. 223 E. 4th St. N.
  • Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church

This Gothic Revival small-scaled church is covered in vertical board-and-batten. The low tower with its spire and the low-pitched roof over the nave seem almost like twentieth-century versions of Gothic features. The gable wall adjacent to the corner entrance tower exhibits a pair of buttresses that help to give some traditional weight and substance to the building. The sanctuary within has a hammer beam ceiling.

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Author: 
David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim
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David Gebhard and Gerald Mansheim, "Saint Stephen's Episcopal Church", [Newton, Iowa], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/IA-01-CE375.

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