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St. John's Chapel, Intersection Routes 617 & 638, Boswells Tavern, Louisa County, VA



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HB1178827

HB1178828

HB1178829


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Item Title


Location
Intersection Routes 617 & 638, Boswells Tavern vicinity, VA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS VA-1238
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-339).
Building/structure dates: 1888 initial construction
0.1987
Significance: St. John's Chapel is an excellent example of the Gothic Revival idiom expressed in vernacular architecture, popularly known as carpenter gothic. Has had continual use as a chapel. / St. John's Chapel is a prime example of the rural Gothic style found in the southern United States, which drew from such sources as the work of A.W.N. Pugin and Andrew Jackson Downing. The chapel is largely unaltered from its original condition.

Related Names
Matter, Mary S., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. WEST SIDE AND SOUTH FRONT
2. WEST SIDE AND NORTH END
3. WEST SIDE


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