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St. Luke's Episcopal Church

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1895. 7537 Sam Snead Hwy.

This Gothic Revival church was erected on land donated to the congregation by the Virginia Hot Springs Company, owners of The Homestead (BA14). Cruciform in plan, the wood-shingled church has a steeply pitched gable roof with deep eaves, brick buttresses, a gabled entrance porch, and wide stained glass windows with tracery. Rose windows and plain bargeboards highlight the front and transept gables, and a square tower with louvered pointed-arched openings and crenellation rises at the rear of the building. The interior has a hammer-beam roof, dark-stained woodwork, and a pointed arch separating the single nave from the apse.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Anne Carter Lee

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