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St. John's Chapel, Intersection Routes 617 & 638, Boswells Tavern, Louisa County, VA
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Intersection Routes 617 & 638, Boswells Tavern vicinity, VA
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS VA-1238
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-339).
Building/structure dates: 1888 initial construction
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.
Matter, Mary S., Delineator
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. WEST SIDE AND SOUTH FRONT
2. WEST SIDE AND NORTH END
3. WEST SIDE
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