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St. Paul's Episcopal Church

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1892, Bernard J. Black. Later alterations, 207 N. Main St.

Part of a religious enclave created by the grouping of several churches of various styles, the Episcopal church is exuberantly High Victorian with the polychrome contrast of red brick and white trim, while a massive corner tower dominates one end. The interior is typically Virginia “low church” of the period, with a wide nave. A signed Tiffany window is in the north wall. Several other windows are by lesser American opalescent glass studios. The altar was remodeled c. 1920.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "St. Paul's Episcopal Church", [Suffolk, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-ST7.8.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 464-465.

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