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Trinity Episcopal Church

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1964, J. Everette Fauber Jr. N. Main St. at Yancey Ave.

In the late nineteenth century a middle- and upper-class residential neighborhood developed along and around N. Main Street. Fauber's church, built to the front of a church dating to 1927 and linked to it by a series of annexes, has a cross-shaped sanctuary with side aisles and a rear balcony. His Colonial Revival design is modeled on Tidewater Virginia's colonial brick churches, especially Merchant's Hope Episcopal Church of c. 1725 in Prince George County. The gable-end church is illuminated by large, round-arched windows. Orange-colored bricks instead of rubbed brick outline the openings and cement shingles take the place of wooden ones.

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Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Trinity Episcopal Church", [South Boston, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-HX16.

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, 354-355.

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