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Leesburg Methodist Church

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1853, 1879, 1890s, 1951, 1986. 107 Market St.

This structure indicates mid-nineteenth-century prosperity in the Northern Piedmont with its elaborate pilasters, stone Ionic capitals, and molded brick trim. The tall windows of the piano nobile create a raised, light-filled nave; the basement story contains a vestibule and parish hall. The interior has been remodeled and smoothed over, but the papyrus-leaf columns supporting the balcony are original. The pews and tin ceiling date from the 1890s.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Leesburg Methodist Church", [Leesburg, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 100-100.

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