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Blue Grass United Methodist Church

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Central Methodist Episcopal South Church
1924. VA 640 at VA 642

This one-story picturesque fieldstone church has an unusual floor plan with transepts extending from the narthex as well as wider ones toward the rear of the church. The building's gable roof, square louvered belfry, and the belfry's pyramidal roof are all covered in pressed metal with a bold scale-like pattern. Color contrasts are established by the light stone voussoirs against the dark stone walls. The concrete foundation and wide eaves suggest the church's early-twentieth-century date of construction, which is displayed on a stone block at the northeast corner of the building.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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  • 1924

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Citation

Anne Carter Lee, "Blue Grass United Methodist Church", [Blue Grass, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-HI7.

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