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St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church

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1894, F. C. Withers. Southeast corner of Washington and Willow sts.

St. John is beautifully crafted if somewhat loosely composed, in the manner of an English parish church, in rock-faced tan granite trimmed in brown sandstone. The entrance porch, placed forward in one corner of the church toward Washington Street, and a square, quite plain bell tower set back against the side elevation and hard against Willow Street make nice use of the corner site.

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Author: 
William H. Jordy et al.
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William H. Jordy et al., "St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church", [Newport, Rhode Island], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/RI-01-NE16.

Print Source

Buildings of Rhode Island, William H. Jordy, with Ronald J. Onorato and William McKenzie Woodward. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004, 524-524.

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