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Strasburg Christian Church

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1872; 1895 remodeled; 1912, 1926 enlarged. 165 High St.
  • (Photograph by D Hughes)
  • (Photograph by D Hughes)
  • (Photograph by D Hughes)

When this brick church was remodeled following a fire, it was enlarged in 1912 with a curved front, and gained a pair of square towers and the large semicircular addition with round-arched stained glass windows at the front. The towers are square with open belfries and pyramidal roofs.

Adjacent to the church is a frame Carpenter Gothic house (1870s; 151 High Street) with deep eaves supported on curvilinear brackets. The design draws on houses illustrated in mid-nineteenth-century pattern books.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Strasburg Christian Church", [Strasburg, 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, 72-73.

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