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Granberry Methodist Church

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1891. 200 Granbery Rd., 0.3 miles east of Stoney Mountain Rd.

This simple, frame Gothic Revival church, named for the Methodist bishop John Granberry, has pointed-arched windows with a tall triple window in the front gable and deep eaves. The entrance tower is unusually placed at the second bay of the building's five-bay length. Capping the square tower is a pyramidal roof supporting an octagonal belfry and spire. The church is now covered with aluminum siding.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Granberry Methodist Church", [Martinsville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-HR30.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 236-236.

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