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Farmville Presbyterian Church

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1827–1828; 1847 enlarged; 1859 remodeled, Robert L. Dabney; 1922 rear addition, Heard and Chesterman. 210 W. 3rd St.
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

Earliest among the town's churches, the building was extended by Dabney, who added a pedimented Doric facade with a recessed porch. His two-stage tower was crowned c. 1970 with a diminutive spire that is out of scale with the church. This is the largest of the churches designed or enlarged by Dabney.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Farmville Presbyterian Church", [Farmville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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, 270-270.

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