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Trinity Episcopal Church

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c. 1875; later alterations; 1950 parish house/rectory, Smithey and Boynton. 101 E. Church St.

This church began as a simple frame building that was later encased in stone. An arcade connects the parish house and former rectory to the small church to create a roughly U-shaped complex. The roof, originally covered with slate, is now sheathed in copper. Below a circular window in the front gable, a centered vestibule leads to a central-aisle plan below a metal-truss open ceiling designed to support the weight of the original slate roof.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Trinity Episcopal Church", [Rocky Mount, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-FN5.

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