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First Presbyterian Church

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1906–1908, Charles W. Bolton and John Dull; 1980 addition. 17 Court Sq.

Similarities in materials and scale to the courthouse allow this Gothic Revival church to rest comfortably across from the courthouse. The principal entrance to the rough-faced stone church is through a substantial three-stage square corner tower that has an open belfry. The tower's corner piers and crenellations are echoed in a smaller entrance on the southeast. Between the two entrances is a large traceried pointed-arched stained glass window. The addition on the west side is sympathetic in style.

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Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "First Presbyterian Church", [Harrisonburg, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-RH4.

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, 88-88.

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