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Martin's Brandon Church

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1857, Niernsee and Neilson. 1962, renovation. VA 10 (James River Dr.) at junction with VA 1201, Burrowsville
  • Martin's Brandon Church

The fourth church for this parish was the last colonial-era church, built around 1723 and destroyed sometime after disestablishment. Its site lies across Virginia 10 from the present church, an Italianate structure of brick with scored stucco, designed by a Baltimore firm. A tower with a pyramidal roof adds an appropriate picturesque touch. Several of the windows are attributed to Tiffany Studios. Some original elements, such as the roof trusses, remain, but a 1960s renovation removed a great deal of the early fabric.

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Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Martin's Brandon Church", [, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-ST22.

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 476-476.

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